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The Office of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Partnerships in the School of Education (OSEP) at NU is excited that a second high school biology teacher, David Bain, from Grayslake North High School in Illinois, will also be participating in the Onco internships. We look forward to...

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The Northwestern University NewsCenter picked up the story we mentioned in the blog at the beginning of June called Obama gives money for Oncofertility research. They quote Dr. Kemi Jona who is the director of the Office of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Partnerships in the...

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The inaugural session of the Cardiology Summer Academy just ended. It gave seniors from the Young Women's Leadership Academy Charter School a chance to experience the world of the heart through real-life experiences at Northwestern Memorial's Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute. The program's success...

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Marina Peluffo and Teresa Woodruff stand in front of the abstract poster Peluffo won an award for at the 15th World Congress on IVF in Geneva, Switzerland in April 2009.

Marina Peluffo, an Oncofertility Consortium member from Portland, Oregon, won an award for her poster abstract "Cumulus Oocyte...

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The Oregon Health and Science University Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program at the Knight Cancer Institute was awarded Fertile Hope's National Center of Excellence Status award on April 9th, 2009.

Fertile Hope is a non-profit organization that strives to provide information on reproductive...

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July 23rd at 7:00 pm at the McCormick Tribune Center Forum, Northwestern University, Evanston Campus is the world premiere of the Oncofertility Saturday Academy documentary film.

The film describes...

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The American Society for Reproductive Medicine published a review of "Oncofertility: Fertility Preservation for Cancer Survivors" in the May 2009 volume of its journal Fertility and Sterility.

Cover of the Oncofertility book reviewed by Dr. Jared Robins in the journal Fertility and Sterility

Some...

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Two high school graduates from the Young Women's Leadership Charter School will be able to do hands-on research on Oncofertility this summer, thanks to President Obama's stimulus money, the Chicago Tribune reported today.

The stimulus money is coming from the National Cancer Institute and will...

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Dr. Clarisa Gracia, an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, was recently pictured on the cover of Philadelphia Magazine and listed as one of the top doctors under 40 in Philadelphia, thanks to her work in...

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The MyOncofertility Web site is now listed on The Hormone Foundation's Web site in the "Useful Links" section, under the Public/Patients tab.

The Hormone Foundation is a rich source of hormone-related health information and targets for not only doctors and organizations, but patients and the...

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Dr. Jeffrey Chang wins the San Diego Science Alliance Partnership Award at a ceremony on May 21st, 2009. He is accompanied by SDSA Executive Director Nancy Taylor and SDSA Preseident Rick Beach. Photo courtesy of SDSA.

Dr. Jeffrey Chang, the principal investigator of the National Physicians...

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On March 10th, Time Magazine published an article that mentioned Oncofertility Consortium members and research recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

A Hope to Prolong Fertility: Ovarian Transplants describes the choices faced by Stephanie Yarber. Yarber was diagnosed with...

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Megan Faurot, the director of education programs at the Institute for Women's Health Research, appeared in a Q&A article on the Medill Reports Chicago Web site on May 13th. She talks about how she applies her skills as a teacher to work with scientists and clinicians to develop educational programs...

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The other day my boyfriend's mother gave me the current issue of Newsweek telling me that it contained an article I must read. She had the magazine opened to the article "Why I froze my eggs". I thought to myself good lord, another journalist's attempt to inaccurately document fertility...

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A cervical cancer survivor wrote an article on commercialappeal.com. It was published on Mother's Day and encourages women to get tested for HPV, whether the woman has had the HPV vaccine or not.

Michelle Whitlock, who wrote "My thoughts: Simple tests can help reduce rates of cervical cancer,"...

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Jane Brody wrote an article that appeared in the New York Times today about family planning and cancer. She cites the fertility stories of several cancer patients and quotes Dr. Jacqueline Jeruss and Teresa Woodruff from the Oncofertility Consortium and their report from the New England Journal of...

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