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

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, Khadija Berejeb Kacem, and Marouen Braham under the direction of Mohamed Khrouf (pictured). We thank them for their hard work and...

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...

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 ovarian, or testicular tissue from pre-pubertal...

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 attend this exciting and dynamic day of learning which will...

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. Congratulations to all of our...

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

Colleagues in Portugal recently published the Portuguese Recommendations for Fertility Preservation in the Portuguese Journal of Oncology. The recommendations can be found here.Congratulations to our colleagues on this incredible accomplishment! Reference: Ana Teresa Almeida Santos, Gabriela Sousa...

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...

Teresa K Woodruff

I had the privilege of attending the first Oncofertility Nursing meeting and the first meeting of the Oncofertility Consortium JAPAN 2016 this week in Tokyo.  My hosts were Nao Suzuki, MD St. Marianna University School of Medicine  and Naoko Hayashi St. Luke’s International University.  Each...

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...

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

The Oncofertility Consortium congratulates Dr. Joao Pedro Caetano who is the newly elected president of the Brazilian Society of Human Reproduction.  The Brazilian Society of Human Reproduction was founded 70 years ago and is the most active organization in the region, bringing together physicians...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

As part of the Oncofertility Consortium's ongoing efforts to provide native language resources to patients and providers around the world, SaveMyFertility.org is now available in Turkish. Global Partner, Dr. Ayse Arvas from Onkofertilite Turkiye recently translated these resources and they are all...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Congratulations to our colleagues in Portugal who recently published a paper in Human Reproduction. The paper Factors associated with ovarian function recovery after chemotherapy for breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis appeared in the September online issue of the journal. To read...

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