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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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The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) just released their latest pamphlet on cancer survivorship. Listed in the resources section for cancer survivors, is MyOncofertility.org! Click on the link below to peruse this informative new pamphlet ...
Oncofertility Consortium Founder and Director, Teresa K. Woodruff and the Women's Health Science Program for High School Girls at Northwestern University were recognized in Congress by Representative Janice Schakowsky on Monday, December 12th, for ...
Read the December 2011 edition of the Endocrine News to learn more about SaveMyFertility.org and and how it's helping both patients and health-care providers focus on fertility. The article discusses how the Oncofertility Consortium and the Hormone ...
Chemotherapy can save the lives of many individuals with cancer. Unfortunately, it usually causes infertility after treatment, posing a concern for these people who will face a lifetime condition that considerably limits the quality of their lives. ...
Read the latest article in ASRM's Menopausal Medicine by Oncofertility Consortium member, Irene Su, MD, MSCE. Dr. Su discusses how to assess ovarian function and ovarian reserve in young women who have been exposed to gonadotoxic therapy. Measuring ...
As we continue to have a presence in the social networking world, we thought it only fitting to launch the Oncofertility Channel on YouTube! Please visit this new and exciting channel to learn more about the Oncofertility Consortium including highlights ...
Researchers at the Oncofertility Consortium are working on a study about cancer-related fertility issues for adults who have had cancer.  They are particularly interested in hearing about how they learned about and feel about fertility implications of ...
The White House announced on November 15, 2011 that it was honoring the Women's Health Science Program (WHSP) with a presidential award. WHSP was founded in 2007 to launch the first Oncofertility Saturday Academy and now encompases three additinal ...
Oncofertility researchers Betty Kong, Robin Skory, and Teresa Woodruff recently highlighted the need to develop communication methods between medical specialists to better care for young women with cancer. The article, Creating a Continuum of Care: ...
Dormant Buds is an association founded based on the ideas of a fertility gynecologist who works at a public hospital.  After contact with dozens of patients who, because of aggressive therapies, lost the ability to have children, the doctor, along with ...

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