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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...

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Laxmi Kondapalli, MD, an Assistant Professor, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Colorado, was recently interviewed on How On Earth, a half-hour National Public Radio audio magazine featuring short stories about the recent ...
Congratulations to the Women Survivors Alliance on their first ever National Women's Survivors Convention- September 22-24, 2013.There are more than 7 million women cancer survivors in the United States who traveled the journey from healthy lives ...
Members of the NIH organized and co-chaired a symposium on Cancer and Pregnancy: Considerations Regarding the Use of Chemotherapy in Arizona this past June at the 53rd annual meeting of the  Teratology Society. ONcofertility Consortium member, Laxmi ...
To help doctors give their patients the best possible care, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) asks its medical experts to develop recommendations for specific areas of cancer care. In 2006, ASCO developed recommendations for fertility ...
Through oncofertility specialists, patients are now being counseled about options available to help maintain fertility prior to cancer treatment. Today, oncologists at the University of Colorado Cancer Center are referring patients of childbearing age to ...
In 2011, Oncofertility Consortium member, Laxmi Kondapalli, MD, MSCE, started Colorado's first fertility preservation program for cancer patients at CU School of Medicine. Recently, Dr. Kondapalli was featured in CU's philanthropy magazine, ...
The Oncofertility Consortium is proud to announce that we have reached over 1,000 followers on Twitter! If you have not already, please follow our posts on the popular social media site, www.twitter.com/oncofertility. Not only do we post about cancer and ...
A new gentler chemotherapy drug in the form of nanoparticles has been designed by Northwestern Medicine® scientists to be less toxic to a young woman’s fertility but tough on cancer. This is the first cancer drug tested while in development for its effect ...
The Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology recently published a report by Oncofertility Consortium members, Kate E. Waimey, PhD, Francesca E. Duncan, PhD, H. Irene Su, MD, Kristin Smith, Harlan Wallach, MFA, Kemi Jona, PhD, Christos Coutifaris, MD ...
Oncofertility Consortium members, Ting AY, Yeoman RR, Campos JR, Lawson MS, Mullen SF, Fahy GM, Zelinski MB, published a paper in Human Reproduction entitled, Morphological and functional preservation of pre-antral follicles after vitrification of macaque ...

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