Brigid Martz Smith

Wednesday, May 10th was World Lupus Day and the Oncofertility Consortium would like to take the time to highlight the fertility needs of young women with lupus and the Northwestern treatment team that manages the disease and the fertility/endocrine needs of our patients.  ...

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...

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...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The agenda for the 2017 Oncofertility Conference is now online! We are so excited to host the 11th annual meeting of...

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...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Francesca Duncan and her colleagues recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). This paper "mTORC1/2 Inhibition Preserves Ovarian Function and Fertility during Genotoxic Chemotherapy" is significant for the...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Drs. Teresa Woodruff and Shuo Xiao recently published in Toxicological Sciences, which is one of the top journals in toxicology field. This paper examined doxorubicin and its effect on follicle function and oocyte health. Here is more information about the paper from its author Dr....

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium is excited to announce the release of 'A New You, That's Who', part of the Childhood Reproductive Education Project.  In collaboration with faculty from Northwestern's...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The March VGR is now available online. Dr. Nao Suzuki presented an overview of the Japan Society for Fertility Preservation. His talk focused on the need for fertility preservation in Japan and history of JSFP. He also included an impressive array of the JSFP programs and the seminars...

Brigid Martz Smith

LIVESTRONG has launched a dynamic online training for health professionals focused on issues related to cancer treatment and fertility.Even though more than 150,000 people...

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...

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)...

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...

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...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Colleagues in Tunisia at the Aziza Othmana ART Center of Tunis completed translating the SaveMyFertility materials into French. This work was completed by Fatma Douik,...

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...

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...

Brigid Martz Smith

 The Pediatric Oncofertility Research Foundation (PORF) is requesting proposals for its first $10,000 Research Grant.  The Daniel J. Manella, Jr. Research Grant will be awarded to a researcher who is searching for ways to best use cryo-preserved...

Brigid Martz Smith

The Genetic Task Force of Illinois (GTFI) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) are hosting the annual medical genomics education symposium on Friday, February 3rd at Prentice Women’s Hospital in Chicago, IL. We invite you to...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The fifth book in the oncofertility series:  Pediatric and Adolescent Oncofertility Best Practices and Emerging Technologies, is now available for purchase! ​The first book of its kind presenting a comprehensive discussion of pediatric and adolescent oncofertility....

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