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

Congratulations to our partners in Germany who recently published in Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology. Many of the authors are members of the Research Group for Reproductive Medicine, Medical Faculty, Cologne University. Below are details about the paper and a link to access the full...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

This report represents a unique collaborative effort among international specialists in the field of oncology and reproductive medicine. An evidence based approach was used to develop recommendations regarding surveillance for premature ovarian insufficiency in female childhood, adolescent and...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Recently the American Society for Reproductive Medicine issued a new guideline assessing the impact of fertility drugs on the risk of cancer in women. This guideline was developed after a comprehensive literature search and grading the available data on this topic. The committee concluded that data...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

What Are Your Thoughts About Fertility Preservation?Dr. Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, Allison Goetsch, MS, CGC, and graduate student Kendra Frome, BS at Northwestern University are looking for participants who would be willing to take a 5-10 minute survey about fertility preservation!Partners of those...

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...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Monica Laronda, formally a postdoc in the Woodruff Lab, is looking for a postdoc to join the Laronda Lab. Below is the job posting. Contact Dr. Laronda for further details.Postdoctoral Position in Pediatric Fertility and Hormone Preservation and RestorationA POSTDOCTORAL POSITION is available...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology reports endocrine abnormalities in aging childhood cancer survivors. The study, a part of the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study,  found "cumulative incidence and prevalence of endocrine abnormalities increased across the lifespan of survivors...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium hosts a variety of activities both in-person and online. In order to create enduring educational materials, the OC archives media from all its events and meetings. Previously recorded videos from Virtual Grand Rounds, Oncofertility Conferences, and other training...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Antoinette Anazodo, Director of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer at the Kids Cancer Centre at the Sydney Children's Hospital, and member of the Oncofertility Global Partners Network, is asking for support for Oncofertility Federal government changes in Australia. Below is a message from Dr....

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...

Nicole Woitowich

This year, the Summer Olympics are scheduled to be held in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, throughout the month of August. However, several athletes, coaches, staff, and journalists have decided to stay home this year, citing concerns for Zika virus infection. Brazil is currently experiencing a Zika virus...

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...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Mahmoud Salama, Assistant Professor, Professorship-Fellow at Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical Faculty, University of Cologne, Germany, who is also an Oncofertility Global Partners Network representative from Egypt and Germany, recently published an article in Clinical Reviews of...

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

Megan Silianoff, survivor and author of the book "99 Problems but a Baby Ain't One", delivered an inspiring VGR about her experiences with cancer and adoption. During her presentation, she shared her story and how she navigated the adoption process after her cancer diagnosis. This is an excellent...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium hosts monthly Virtual Grand Rounds as a way to connect researchers, clinicians, and others from across the globe to discuss emerging research and clinical services in the field of oncofertility and beyond. With this technology, a single presenter broadcasts video and...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Yoko Miyoshi, MD, PhD, Department of Pediatrics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, and her colleagues recently published a paper in the Journal of the Japanese Society for Pediatric Endocrinology. Dr. Miyoshi, and many of the other authors on the paper, are all active members of the...

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