Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

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Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Each year the Oncofertility Conference brings together a diverse group of professionals who all share a passion for oncofertility. Oncofertility is a field that brings together a variety of different disciplines, backgrounds, and levels of experience. All conference attendees are encouraged to...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Thank you all for attending the 2016 Oncofertility Conference.  This marked the 10th anniversary of the Oncofertility Conference and it was such a success. Thank you to all our speakers for giving such great talks and thanks to all our attendees who made this conference truly memorable. This year...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Teresa Woodruff and Dr. Shuo Xiao attended the 17th International Congress of Endocrinology held conjunction with the 15th Annual Meeting of Chinese Society of Endocrinology from August 31 to September 4, 2016 in Beijing, China.During their time there, they visited several places to talk about...

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

On June 20th, representatives from the Latin America Oncofertility Global Partners Network met with other reproductive medicine specialists and oncologists at a conference in Uruguay to discuss fertility preservation options for cancer patients and the expasion of the Global Partners Network to...

Brigid Martz Smith

This year, the Oncofertility Consortium will host its inaugural Fellow Education Day during Day 1 of the Annual Oncofertility Conference on November 1, 2016.  The purpose of the course is to educate fellows on fertility preservation options and survivorship care for cancer patietns across the...

Brigid Martz Smith

The Oncofertility Consortium is thrilled to host its 10th Annual Oncofertility Conference, Expanding Access to Emerging and Existing Oncofertility Services, November 1-3, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois at Prentice Women's Hospital.  This year's meeting focuses on three contemporary topics in the field...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Establishing relationships with global partners is a key to the Oncofertility Consortium’s continued success. As such, the Consortium developed the Oncofertility Global Partners Network and works with reproductive specialists from all over the world in an effort to better serve children,...

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...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

At today's Virtual Grand Rounds, Oncofertility Patient Navigator, Kristin Smith, delivered an excellent talk about fertility preservation program development. Kristin discussed the role of the patient navaigator and explained how she guides patients through the fertility preservation process. She...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium Global Partners Network recently expanded to include BIOMER in Lima, Perú. Drs. Sergio Romero, PhD and Flor Sánchez, PhD, both of BIOMER, recently organized a conference in Lima to showcase oncofertility work in the region. The conference was a great success and below...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium and its Global Partners Network is happy to annouce its expansion into Central and South America. Dr. Jhenifer Rodrigues, the founder of the Brazilian Oncofertility Consoritum, has organized this network. Below is a blog from Jhenifer about her work!  The Oncofertility...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Last week, Dr. Teresa Woodruff gave an excellent Virtual Grand Rounds presentation entitled "Educating a Globally Prepared Oncofertility Workforce". She discussed many of the current oncofertility initiatives and discussed methods for setting up similar programs abroad. The recorded presentation is...

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,...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium is pleased to announce the revival of the Virtual Grand Rounds!! These monthly virtual meetings will embody the theme of the year: oncofertility in no-low resource settings. This series of talks will focus on the multifaceted approach to setting up an oncofertility...

Brigid Martz Smith

There is an exciting new publication in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship from authors Andrea M. Russell, Kathleen M. Galvin, Maya M. Harper, and Marla L. Clayman.  The article, A comparison of heterosexual and LGBTQ cancer survivors' outlooks on relationships, family building, possible...

Brigid Martz Smith

Northwestern Medicine and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center are hosting a special AYA-edition of Cancer Connections on Saturday, April 2nd from 9:00am - 12:30pm at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.  This program is designed for young adults diagnosed with cancer between the ages of 15-...

Brigid Martz Smith

We are pleased to announce that our friends at Oncofertility University have published their next training course, Male Oncofertility: Advocating for Your Patient's Fertile Future which follows their inaugural course, Female Oncofertlity: Advocating for Your Patient's Fertile Future.  These courses...

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