Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

 Have you struggled with how to teach your children or students about reproductive health and puberty? Do you have questions about fertility or menopause? Reprotopia is an online resource that offers a wide range of free, scientifically accurate educational tools for people of all ages, “From K to...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The first day of the 2017 Oncofertility Conference will consist of a number of education sessions. These smaller, more intimate sessions, will cover a variety of practical oncofertility topics and allow for maximum interaction among attendees. Many of the courses include a combination of lectures,...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

We are now accepting abstract submissions for the upcoming Oncofertility Conference!  Abstract submission deadline is September 29, 2017.  You will be notified on October 6th of acceptance.  Note that conference registration and attendance is required for all poster presenters.  Abstract awards are...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Registration is now open for the 2017 Oncofertility Consortium Conference!! Register now!Register now to secure your spot and to ensure the low early-bird rate of $300. Early-bird registration ends on July 31 and the price will increase to $350 on August 1. For more information about registration,...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Ralph Kazer delivered June's VGR "Fertility Preservation Strategies for Women About to Undergo Chemotherapy or Radiation Therapy" and this talk is now available online. Dr. Kazer is a professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The May VGR, delivered by Dr. Angela Lawson, is now available online. Dr. Lawson's talk Balancing Hope and Loss: Psychological Aspects of Gamete Cryopreservation in Cancer Patients explored the psychological aspects of infertility and oncofertility and she discussed her approach to counseling these...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

A message from Dr. Teresa Woodruff with some updates about Repropedia:It is with great pleasure and pride that I announce the transition of Alexandra Rashedi, Editor-in-Chief Repropedia from the Woodruff Laboratory to Harvard University where she will begin a Master of Science in Reproductive,...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The 2017-2018 Virtual Grand Rounds schedule is now available online. The series Oncofertility Practice Building will focus on the multifaceted approach to setting up an oncofertility practice, both domestically and aboard, and discuss practical ways to develop and implement an oncofertility 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

On Wednesday, April 12, Dr. Jhenifer Rodrigues, who founded the Brazilian Oncofertility Consortium and subsequently, the Latin American Oncofertility Network, delivered the VGR. Her talk, The Oncofertility Field Expansion throughout Brasil and Latin America, gave an overview of oncofertility...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

In January, 2017, Jessica R. Gorman from Oregon State University and colleagues published a study in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship comparing adoption considerations between female young adult cancer survivors and women of the same age in the general population. This study found that among...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Below is a message from one of our most active Global Partners, Dr. Kouhei Sugimoto, who represents the Japanese Society for Fertility Preservation. Congratulations to the team for all their hardwork!We participated in the Congress of the Japan Society for Reproductive Psychology (JSRP) 2017. Dr....

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

On Wednesday, February 15, Dr. Teresa Woodruff gave the VGR: Communicating Reproductive Science to a Doubtful World. During the talk, Dr. Woodruff described in detail all of the educational resources developed by the Oncofertility Consortium. Recently, the OC launched its newest website Reprotopia...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium is proud to announce its latest website Reprotopia: Reproductive Health Education for All. Reprotopia is the one stop shop for all of the Consortium's educational programs.This online resource provides individuals of all ages with authoritative reproductive health...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Congratulations to our colleague and friend of the Consortium, Dr. Kouhei Sugimoto, who recently received a job promotion. Dr. Sugimoto is now a professor at Dokkyo Medical University Koshigaya Hospital in Mibu, Tochigi, Japan. He will move there in April to start his new role as a professor in the...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Each year the Oncofertility Conference brings together a diverse community of oncofertility stakeholders to review the yearly progress made in the field. Because the annual conference is so unique, it is no surprise that we receive news coverage each year. The 2016 Conference was featured in two...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

On January 18, 2017, Dr. Teresa Almeida Santos and her PhD student, Claudia Melo, presented the first Virtual Grand Rounds meeting of 2017. Their presentation focused on oncofertility in Portugal and the advances made at the Centro de Preservação da Fertilidade Portugal since the program started in...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Drs. Miyuki Harada and Yutaka Osuga, both colleagues in Japan, recently published a perspectives article in Future Oncology: Where are oncofertility and fertility preservation treatments heading in 2016? Below is an excerpt from the paper which assesses the state of oncofertility and the progress...

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

Oncofertility colleagues, Drs. Richard Anderson and Melanie Davies from the UK recently published an editorial in The BMJ encouraging specialists across the UK to standardize fertility preservation interventions since awareness about fertility preservation remains relatively low. Despite national...

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