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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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 Congratulations are in order for Kate Timmerman, PhD, Program Director for the Oncofertility Consortium, who was just named by the   American Association of Medical Colleges  to the  Women in Medicine and Science Steering Committee. This is an ...
New article in the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics from Oncofertility Consortium members, Jayeon Kim, Anne Z Steiner, Marc Fritz, Jennifer E Mersereau, entitled, " Severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome after letrozole-gonadoptropin ...
Congratulations are in order for Professor Teresa Woodruff, Director of the Oncofertility Consortium, on her election to the presidency of The Endocrine Society.  The Endocrine Society was founded in 1916 and is the premier organization whose mission is ...
Oncofertility Consortium members argue in a new journal article, entitled, The Gynecologist Has a Unique Role in Providing Oncofertility Care to Young Cancer Patients, that the gynecologist is in a unique position to join the oncofertility healthcare team ...
As many of you may already know, Pinterest is the latest social networking phenomenon where subscribers use a virtual pinboard to share information about themselves with their followers. Keeping with our committment to stay on top of the social networking ...
The Oncofertility Consortium was launched in 2007 with a grant from the National Institutes of Health and represents a nationwide, interdisciplinary, and interprofessional network of medical specialists, scientists, and scholars who are exploring the ...
Survival to reproductive age among men with cancer has steadily increased and yet cancer therapy and cancer itself may carry the risk of infertility. Since 2006, Northwestern University has used a formalized fertility preservation program with expedited ...
Oncofertility researchers Clarisa Gracia, Sanghoon Lee, Christopher Morse, and Jennifer Mersereau published a new article in Fertility and Sterility detailing the results of a study performed over five years. These researchers evaluated predictors of ...
A new publication from oncofertility researchers Jessica Gorman, Samantha Bailey, John Pierce, and Irene Su focuses on young adult female cancer survivors and fertility. Often young adult cancer survivors are unaware of their fertility status and ...
Breast cancer development involves a series of mutations in a heterogeneous group of proto oncogenes/tumor suppressor genes that alter mammary cells to create a microenvironment permissive to tumorigenesis. Exposure to hormones during infertility ...

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