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Dr. Francesca Duncan, Executive Director of the Center for Reproductive Science, was recently featured on a BBC podcast called the Naked Scientists where she discussed her recent discoveries in ovarian aging and what determines female fertility.The entire podcast Is Modern Life Affecting Fertility?  can be found here. The entire podcast explores the following questions: Are trends in modern living helping or harming our ability to reproduce? And how do factors affecting fertility differ between men and women? Plus, fighting brain tumours with artificial antibodies and are internet filters...

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At 29, Chicago native Tiffany Majors was diagnosed with breast cancer and with that diagnosis, she learned that the treatment which could potentially save her life, could also leave her infertile. Knowing that starting a family was an important goal to ...
The Oncofertility Summer Research Fellowship 2011 (OSRF11) is a paid ten day professional development opportunity for high school biology teachers. Oncofertility is a new discipline that bridges oncology and reproductive medicine in order to discover and ...
Many young women with early breast cancer consider fertility to be a priority; however, most women do not receive information regarding fertility preservation prior to cancer treatment. In this study, knowledge about fertility and decisional conflict were ...
In a new article in the Chronicle of Higher Education entitled, " As Budgets Tighten, Big Science Gets a New Opportunity to Make It's Case," the Oncofertility Consortium is recognized for it's interdisciplinary approach to basic ...
There's an obscure rider obstructing science when it comes to parthenotes, Lisa Campo Engelstein, Sarah Rodriguez, Candace Tingen and Teresa Woodruff explain in the the March 2011 issue of the American Journal of Bioethics.  In 1996, Congress passed ...
Members of the Oncofertility Consortium recently published an article in the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JOVE), to disseminate some of the techniques prioneered by the group. The video article both describes and shows how authors Ariella Shikanov, ...
http://www.calchannel.com/channel/viewvideo/2117  On February 14, 2011, California state assembly member Anthony Portantino introduced legislation, AD 428, which would mandate that health insurance plans cover the cost of fertility preservation. The ...
The Oncoferility Consortium is proud to be a new member of the LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance (AYA). LIVESTONG AYA is made up of more than 140 research, clinical education, and advocacy organizations nationwide dedicated to making advances in cancer ...
A new article by members of the Oncofertility Consortium identified conditions to improve non-human primate secondary follicle growth in a three-dimensional alginate matrix. The study, " Secondary follicle growth and oocyte maturation during ...
 On February 14, 2011, California state assembly member Anthony Portantino introduced legislation, AD 428, which would mandate that health insurance plans cover the cost of fertility preservation. The legislation would cover patients in California ...

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