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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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Libby's H*O*P*E, an organization devoted to helping survivors of ovarian cancer, discusses the work of the Oncofertility Consortium. “When Annie Dauer’s oncologist told her she’d need a stem-cell transplant to cure her non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Dauer’s ...
On April 18, People to People, a community centered show on Chicago's WGN affiliate, highlighted the work done by the Young Women's Leadership Charter School and Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. English Not sex ...
A commentary by Laurie Zoloth, a professor of medical humanities and bioethics, as well as director of the Center for Bioethics, Science and Society at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, and member of the Oncofertility Consortium. ...
The OSA Class of 2009 demonstrates that OSA sisters have the power to succeed. The students of the 2009 Oncofertility Saturday Academy (OSA) held their graduation ceremony on March 13, 2009 in the Lurie Cancer Center at Northwestern University's ...
February 26 2009 issue of the NEJM highlights fertility preservation for cancer patients. (Written by Dr. Jacqueline S Jeruss, M.D. Ph.D and Dr. Teresa K. Woodruff, Ph.D.). Dr. Jacqueline S. Jeruss, a breast surgical oncologists and one of the founding ...
The Oncofertility Consortium discusses fertility preservation options for Rheumatology patients in the May 2008 issue of Rheumatology News. Fertility preservation options should be presented to patients as early as possible after the diagnosis of ...
ABC's "Private Practice" uses oncofertility procedures on patients. Friday, January 9 saw Oncofertility take a supporting role in an unusual setting: Hollywood!  Writer's of ABC's "Private Practice" included fertility ...
NU garners all-time high in research grants, receiving $438.8 million Northwestern received a record-breaking $438.8 million in research grants last year, the highest in the university's history and a 5 percent increase from $416.4 million in 2007. ...
Oncofertility Consortium produces top ranked and influential research. "Tissue-Engineered Follicles Produce Life, Fertile Offspring", a paper written by members of the Oncofertility consortium, was cited by Nature Medicine as the most ...
JOSA (Junior Oncofertility Saturday Academy) teens pair with healthcare mentors at the Illinois Women's Health Conference. Members of the Junior Oncofertility Saturday Academy (JOSA) were paired with mentors at the annual Illinois Women's Health ...

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