Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

On August 27, 2018, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner will sign in to law HB2617, which will ensure insurance coverage for oncofertility and fertility preservation patients. Illinois will join four other states that have passed similar legislation. This is a huge milestone for the field and on behalf...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Mahmoud Salama, an active member of the Oncofertility Consortium and OPEN, recently represented the Consortium during a podcast interview where he discussed fertility preservation options for cancer patients. The interview appeared on the Simplify Cancer Podcast, a podcast for cancer patients...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Members of the Oncofertility Professional Engagment Network (OPEN) from Iran recently hosted their first ever Sypomisum on Oncofertility in June. The Royan Symposium on Oncofertility was held on June 21, 2018 in Tehran, Iran. The Symposium was jointly organized by Royan Institute and with...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

This year at the 2018 Oncofertility Conference, we will host our third annual Fellow Education Day. This day long program will be on the third day of the conference and is open to all fellows in related medical fields. The purpose of the course is to educate fellows on fertility preservation and...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Registration for the 2018 Oncofertility Consortium Conference is now open! Register now to ensure a low early-bird rate!The 2018 Conference: Bridging the Gaps in Oncofertility Research and Clinical Care: A Global Initiative will be held on November 13-15, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. This year's...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Ke Ju, Yuqing Wang, and Gehui Yuan are undergraduate students from Nanjing Medical University (NMU) in China and now conduct their visiting research projects in Dr. Shuo Xiao’s Reproductive Health & Toxicology laboratory at University of South Carolina (USC). Dr. Xiao, an Assistant Professor in the...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Here is a special announcement from Dr. Teresa Woodruff, Lauren Ataman-Millhouse, and Brigid Smith about the formation of the Oncofertility Professional Engagement Network, OPEN. More information about OPEN, including member benefits, subcommittees, and membership form can be found here. Dear...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

A new publication in the Journal of Psychosocial Oncology from our partners in Portugal is now available online. The paper is prospective study of female cancer patients' perceptions about the fertility preservation decision-making process, and the decision quality, and the impact of the health...

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

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recently released an update to its 2013 guidelines for fertility preservation in patients with cancer. Study members conducted a review of 61 relevant publications and determined that none of these publications prompted a significant change in the...

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...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Members of the Oncofertility Global Community: This is a final reminder to participate in a global oncofertility survey.Colleagues in Australia, led by Dr. Antoinette Anazodo, are conducting a research study to develop an international multidisciplinary oncofertility competency framework. The...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Oncofertility Gloabl Partners colleagues in India recently launched the first oncofertility focused journal. The Onco Fertility Journal, a publication of Fertility Preservation Society (India), is a peer-reviewed print and online semi-annual journal that aims to address issues on fertility and...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Congratulations to our colleague from Mexico, Dr. Maria Teresa Bourlon, MD, MS, of the Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, in Mexico, whose research results in testicular cancer survivors was selected for oral abstract presentation at the 2018 ASCO Genitourinary...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

February's VGR featuring Dr. Ronald Barr is now available online to watch anywhere, any time. Click here to view this virtual presentation in its entirety. There is one more VGR in this year's series. Mark your calendars for Dr. Woodruff's presentation on March 14 at 9am central time. 

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

This a reminder to participate in a global oncofertility study. Colleagues in Australia, led by Dr. Antoinette Anazodo, are conducting a research study to develop an international multidisciplinary oncofertility competency framework.The study has been updated and is now available in Mandarin,...

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

This blog features one of the most active Oncofertility Global Partners, Cláudia Melo, who is a PhD student at the University of Coimbra. She has been an actively engaged member of the community and her work has resulted in a number of publications, and she has provided us with a number of...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Videos from the 2017 Oncofertility Conference are now available online to view anytime, any place. A number of other materials from the 2017 Oncofertility Conference, including selected slides from the Day 1 Breakout Sessions are also available online. To view the videos, click here.For other...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

January's VGR Fertility preservation decision-making: Qualitative approaches to understanding patient and provider communication  is now available online. Dr. John Salsman delivered the talk. Click here to watch this talk in its entirety. Dr. Salsman is an Associate Professor in the Department of...

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