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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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Ireland's largest selling daily newspaper, the Irish Independent, recently reported on the fertility of cancer patients. The article published on August 23, 2010 is titled " Real Life: Don't be Afraid to ask," discusses recent ...
The 2010 Goombay Bash raised more than $570,000 for cancer research and aired a video showing how funds from the event are used to advance science. They highlighted Dr. Teresa Woodruff and her ability to leverage a donation from the H Foundation into a ...
Consortium Partners with Advocacy Groups to Develop Local Programs The OMG! Mod Squad is a collaboration between leading advocacy groups in the young adult cancer community. The Oncofertility Consortium joined the group to develop local programs around ...
Article Emphasizes Necessary Step in Personalized Medicine A recent article in Slate magazine highlights the lack of scientific and medical research on females. In preparing for the piece, author Melinda Wenner Moyer talked with Teresa Woodruff about this ...
Insurance Didn’t Cover Fertility Preservation The St. Louis affiliate of Fox News told the story of a cancer survivor on a July 15 broadcast. They highlighted a patient who underwent ovarian tissue cryopreservation at the Infertility Center of St. Louis ...
Wanting a Baby After the Big C The magazine, Women's Health, published an article in their June edition about how "Researchers in the emerging field of oncofertility are making amazing medical advances to help female cancer survivors preserve ...
Bates College, in Lewiston, Maine, celebrated the work of Dr. Teresa Woodruff with an honorary degree on May 30, 2010. During the 2010 Commencement activities, Dr. Woodruff spoke to the graduating class and their families about how the Oncofertility ...
Dr. Woodruff will travel to New York to deliver talk on Oncofertility to cancer survivors, patients, and their caregivers! On Sunday May 24, Dr. Woodruff travels to New York to address the  3rd Annual OMG! Cancer Summit.  The Summit, held in partnership ...
This week, Dr. Woodruff travels to the American Congress of Obsetetrical Gynecologists to deliver the John I. Brewer Memorial Lecture.  The title of her talk will be:  Oncofertility: The Preservation of Fertility Options for Young People with Cancer. Find ...
Teresa Woodruff will discuss Oncofertility and Follicle Development at University of Iowa. On Tuesday May 4, Dr. Woodruff will present two lectures for audiences in OB/GYN and Physiology at the University of Iowa Medical School.  The first lecture for OB ...

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