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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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Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University's Oregon National Primate Research Center may have good news for women at high-risk for ovarian cancer who also want to have children. The research suggests that a layer of cells, which serve as ...
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 ...

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