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The Fertility Preservation Program in Pittsburgh (https://fertilitypreservationpittsburgh.org/), a member of the Oncofertility Consortium, is enrolling patients for ovarian tissue transplantation. This IRB-approved experimental protocol is open to:

  • Women between the ages of 18-45 years;
  • Who have previously cryopreserved and stored cortical ovarian tissue that is available for autologous transplantation (transplantation back into their own body);
  • Who have ovarian insufficiency;
  • Who are candidates for pregnancy;
  • Who have written clearance for the procedure from the physician treating the...
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Dr. Francesca Duncan, Executive Director of the Center for Reproductive Science and Investigator at the Center for Reproductive Health After Disease (NIH P50 HD076188) at Northwestern University, recently discovered that women's inability to produce ...
A cancer survivor in the UK recently gave birth to a child using a frozen ovary that was re-implanted after her cancer treatment. The story originally appeared on BBC News. The complete story is below.  A cancer patient from Edinburgh has become the first ...
Karen Dyer, PhD and Gwendolyn Quinn, PhD published their article, Cancer and fertility preservation in Puerto Rico: a qualitative study of healthcare provider perceptions  in Supportive Care in Cancer.  They identified several barriers to FP in Puerto ...
Jacques Donnez and Marie-Madeline Dolmans published their article,  Ovarian cortex transplantation: 60 reported live births brings the success and worldwide expansion of the technique towards routine clinical practice, in the Journal of Assisted ...
Dr. Wendie Berg has developed a new website, Dense Breast-info is an informational resource focused on providing breast density information and education to both patients and health care professionals.  The website is a collaborative effort to help guide ...
Advocating for Your Patient's Fertile Future Oncofertility University  has published their next training course,  Male Oncofertility: Advocating for Your Patient's Fertile Future  which follows their inaugural course,  Female Oncofertlity: ...
CKN is about to launch the first Canadian Oncofertility Database! Lorne Cooper, Founder and CEO of Cancer Knowledge Network (CKN), together with the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS), is launching a database project which tracks all patients ...
Teresa Woodruff was pleased to join Nao Suzuki, Professor St. Marianna University at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Clinical Oncology in Kyoto Japan. Teresa Woodruff was pleased to join Nao Suzuki, Professor St. Marianna University at the ...
Huffington Post about oncofertility has been translated and is now posted on CancerFightClub in French This is a French copy of an article originally posted on Huffington Post by Emily Drak: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/emily-drake/5-things-you-should ...
We are thrilled to learn about advances from our Japanese Global Partners!  Nao Suzuki, MD and his colleagues at St. Marianna University School of Medicine, have recently published their live births from vitrification.  Their article, Successful fertility ...

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