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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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Videos from the 2011 Oncofertility Consortium Conference are now available online. For those of you who couldn't join us and for those of you who did, but want to revisit some of the conference highlights, click on the link below. You'll have an ...
The Oncofertility Consortium Is proud to annouce the launch of the FIRST Regsitry on fertility and reproductive health for women after cancer. We are recruiting female cancer patients and survivors who are within three years of their cancer diagnosis. ...
The new and improved Oncofertility Consortium logos are now available online. Clinicians and researchers can now download them to use on brochures, presentations, and more! Download the logos. English Not sex-specific News Article Not age-specific 2 ...
The documentary, " A Roadmap for the Future: Inquiry, Discourse, and Innovation in the Oncofertility Consortium," has been released to the public. The short film first premiered at the Gala dinner of the 2011 Oncofertility Consortium Conference ...
A recent article, " Acute Ovarian Failure Underestimages Age-Specific Reproductive Impairment for Young Women Undergoing Chemotherapy for Cancer," examined the reproductive impairment rates of young cancer survivors, using participants in the ...
Jennifer Hirshfeld-Cytron, PhD, Clarisa Gracia, PhD and Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD authored a new article in the Journal of Women's Health. The Oncofertility Consortium members review several fertility-threatening conditions and treatments and discuss ...
Sara Rodriguez, PhD and Lisa Campo Engelstein, PhD explore the idea of wholeness in relation to ovarian transplantation. Historically, scholars have focused on the idea of the recipient taking on the donors identity; however through case studies, the ...
Although educational materials provide a potentially effective method to convey critical information, the distribution of educational materials about fertility preservation is undocumented. Oncofertility researchers sought to determine the prevalence of ...
Karrie Ann Snyder and William Pearse discuss the information gap that still persists between patients and their health care teams in regard to fertility preservation. They argue that strategies need to be developed that will facilitate the integration of ...
New cryopreservation research published in Human Reproduction indicates advantages in vitrification over slow-freezing on the later ability of ovarian follicles to grow in vitro. The paper, by oncofertility researchers, Alison Ting, Richard Yeoman, ...

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