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

We are happy to announce more exciting news from the Oncofertility Global Partners Network! Dr. Jhenifer Rodrigues, founder of the Brazilian Oncofertility Consortium, has been working to expand the Latin America Oncofertility Network and will be traveling to Chile to work with Drs. Anibal Scarella...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The final talk at the 2015 Oncofertility Conference was delivered by Dr. Brandon Hayes-Lattin, MD, who is the Medical Director of the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program at the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Hayes-Lattin gave an informative talk on...

Brigid Martz Smith

Today we continue our series highlighting reproductive medicine blog posts written by Lisa Campo-Engelstein, PhD, from the Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College for BIOETHICS TODAY.  Dr. Campo-Engelstein's main research areas include reproductive ethics (particularly...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Lillian Meacham, MD, Medical Director, Cancer Survivor Program, The Kathelen V. Amos Children's Chair for Cancer Survivorship, and Pediatric Endocrinologist at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, followed up the female sexuality talk with a talk on male sexuality in childhood cancer survivors. Dr...

Brigid Martz Smith

Today we continue our series highlighting reproductive medicine blog posts written by Lisa Campo-Engelstein, PhD, from the Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College for BIOETHICS TODAY.  Dr. Campo-Engelstein's main research areas include reproductive ethics (particularly...

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

An exciting new publication, funded by the Center for Reproductive Health After Disease and the Oncofertility Consortium (P50HD076188), was recently published in the Journal of Early Adolescence. This work is one of the projects supported by the Education Core and has made tremendous progress over...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Terri Woodard, MD, Director of Oncofertility Service at MD Anderson, gave a talk at the 2015 Oncofertility Consortium Conference on the sexual health of young women who survived childhood cancer. The goal of her talk was to define sexual health and discuss how sexual development may occur...

Brigid Martz Smith

Today we continue our series highlighting reproductive medicine blog posts written by Lisa Campo-Engelstein, PhD, from the Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College for BIOETHICS TODAY.  Dr. Campo-Engelstein's main research areas include reproductive ethics (particularly...

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

Dr. Courtney Finlayson, MD, Endocrinologist at the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, gave a talk on fertility preservation in disorders of sex development (DSD). Dr. Finlayson and her multidisciplinary team treat DSD patients at Lurie Children's. During her talk, she discussed the...

Brigid Martz Smith

On April 9th, Woodruff Lab member Monica Laronda, PhD participated in TEDxNorthwesternU 2016: Beyond Boundaries.  During this day-long event, speakers discussed the creativity and ingenuity that drives innovation at Northwestern and around the world.  Monica’s TEDx talk described current...

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

Today we continue our series highlighting reproductive medicine blog posts written by Lisa Campo-Engelstein, PhD, from the Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College for BIOETHICS TODAY.  Dr. Campo-Engelstein's main research areas include reproductive ethics (particularly...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Gwendolgyn Quinn, PhD, Moffit Cancer Center, gave an oustanding talk at the 2015 Oncofertility Consortium Conference. Her talk: Do Ask and Do Tell: The Importance of LGBTQ Status in Reproductive Health visited the contemporary topic of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) research...

Brigid Martz Smith

Today we continue our series highlighting reproductive medicine blog posts written by Lisa Campo-Engelstein, PhD, from the Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College for BIOETHICS TODAY.  Dr. Campo-Engelstein's main research areas include reproductive ethics (particularly...

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 low-no resource settings. This series of talks will focus on the multifaceted approach to setting up an oncofertility...

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