Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Only three more days to register for the 2018 Oncofertility Conference! Be sure to register before registration closes on November 1. This year's conference features two full days of lectures and a full day of didatic and applied learning sessions. In addition to the great program, this conference...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

One more day to register for the 2018 Oncofertility Conference at a reduced registration rate! Registration will increase on October 1, so register now before the rate increases! Registration will close on Novembet 1. We can't wait to see you all in November!!Click here to register today!! 

Brigid Martz Smith

We are thrilled to share a new educational tool created by our colleagues at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center!  Please view the video and read about their program below! At Cincinnati Children’s, we believe that fertility is an important aspect of medical care for all patients...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Woodruff's VGR presentation is now available online. Her talk Global Oncofertility: Accomplishments, Milestones, and Measures of Interdisciplinary Work summarized the accomplishments of the Consortium over the past ten years and provided direction for the next ten years. To view this...

Brigid Martz Smith

The Oncofertility Consortium is excited to share the below blog post written by Ashley Hayes and Olivia Frias from Cincinnati Children's Hospital to outling their growing relationship with the  Japan Society for Fertility Preservation.  The Comprehensive Fertility Care and Preservation Program (...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The agenda for the 2017 Oncofertility Conference is now online! We are so excited to host the 11th annual meeting of the field on November 14-16, 2017 in Chicago, IL. The agenda is filled with a full-day of education sessions including a hands-on training course and a variety of breakout sessions,...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Monica Laronda and colleagues recently published a paper in the Journal of Assisted Reproduction entitled "Good manufacturing practice requirements for the production of tissue vitrification and warming and recovery kits for clinical research​" . The main objective of this study was to...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

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Brigid Martz Smith

Connecting clinicians and researchers is paramount to the success of translational research within the Oncofertility Consortium.  In order to facilitate the translation from bench to bedside to babies, the Oncofertility Consortium created the National Physicians Cooperative (NPC).  The NPC is a...

Brigid Martz Smith

The new Oncofertility Consortium website includes an interactive Clinic/Center Map where we are able to highlight our active, and growing, community of National Physicians Cooperative member sites and Global Partners.  This map allows patients and clinicians to easily access the contact information...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium (OC) is committed to exploring and expanding reproductive options for those who face fertility threatening conditions and/or medical treatments.  To this end, the OC has created several resources, available through the OC-Scientific Help Agreement for Research Endeavors...

Brigid Martz Smith

We are thrilled to announce that our colleagues at Cincinnati Children’s are hosting a live virtual question and answer session on Wednesday, April 20th (6:00-7:00pm CST) to answer questions about fertility preservation in children and adolescents with cancer and blood diseases. During this event,...

Leah Bressler

Thank you to Matthew Zachary, Founder and CEO of Stupid Cancer, and to the patients and families who shared their journeys with us today. Stupid Cancer is a non-profit organization that utilizes evidence-based programs and services to optimize awareness, outreach and support in young adult cancer...

Leah Bressler

Dr. Hayes-Lattin gave a stimulating lecture on the status of insurance coverage for fertility preservation and what we can do as healthcare providers, researchers and advocates to allow our patients to receive oncofertility coverage. Up to 60% of cancer survivors are at risk for iatrogenic...

Leah Bressler

After hearing about issues with sexual function in female young adult cancer survivors, Dr. Meacham shared with us the special issues in young adult male cancer survivors. She discussed how sexual function includes both physical and emotional components and has a key role in determining quality of...

Leah Bressler

Dr. Woodard, reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist at MD Anderson and Baylor discussed special issues in sexual functioning among female young adult cancer survivors. She reviewed how surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation therapies can have long-term and late effects such as...

Brigid Martz Smith

Congratulations to Francesca Duncan, PhD and her fellow authors in their featured article for the Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology!  This National Physicians Cooperative article, Pediatric and Teen Ovarian Tissue Removed for Cryopreservation Contains Follicles Irrespective of Age,...

Brigid Martz Smith

We're happy to share that National Physicians Cooperative member, Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York, hosted a successful fundraising event this past Sunday at Soulcycle in Manhattan, New York.  This philanthropic class was sold out and money was raised for Susan G. Komen Foundation in...

Brigid Martz Smith

The Chicago Tribune recently published an article, Kids with Cancer get Futuristic Chance at Saving Fertility, describing the role of ovarian and testicular freezing in saving future fertility for pediatric cancer patients.  The article highlighted patient and parent stories from Ann & Robert H....

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