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This is the second part of our interview with Fertile Action, a group that provides financial support for young cancer patients looking to preserve their fertility. Read the first blog on Fertile Action and enjoy this second one.

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OC: How do you work with the larger cancer...

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The scientists and researchers within the Oncofertility Consortium spend a significant amount of time and effort studying the biological, psychological, and societal aspects of cancer and fertility. Many of the discoveries we make here have the capacity to transform clinical oncology care,...

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There’s no doubt you have seen some of our past blog posts, extolling the many virtues of the Oncofertility Saturday Academy (OSA).  It’s all about getting young women interested in science and giving them an opportunity to see, firsthand, how impactful science can be by working with prominent ...

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Cancer and Careers is an organization dedicated to empowering and educating people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events. Through their comprehensive website, free publications, career coaching, and a series of support groups...

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Baby rhesus monkey born during Dr. Zelinski's study

Over the past decade, women who are about to undergo sterilizing medical treatments have seen a dramatic increase in the number and success rates of methods to preserve their fertility. Women can now cryopreserve their ovarian tissue, eggs, or ...

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At the Oncofertility Consortium, we are always trying to make sure that we have the most up-to-date and accessible information regarding fertility preservation, particularly for patients. Whether we are partnering with advocacy groups to let patients know about support services available to them or...

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October was established as breast cancer awareness month in 1985 and, since that time, improved screening and treatment significantly improved survival rates. In fact, breast cancer survivors make up the largest group of cancer survivors in North America. After treatment ends, these survivors must...

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At the Oncofertility Consortium, it’s no secret that we believe in the importance of fertility preservation for young cancer patients – it’s what we’re all about. Research, education, advocacy, clinical care, you name it, we're on top of it and constantly looking for ways we can improve the...

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The journal, Current Oncology, recently published two articles on opposite ends of the cancer timeline-diagnosis and survival. The first article, "Health care strategies to promote earlier presentation of symptomatic breast cancer: perspectives of women and family physicians,” focuses on the...

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This past year, the Oncofertility Consortium partnered up with the Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) for their Cancer Rights Conference series, which just wrapped up the second installment in the three-part series in Washington D.C. Now, believe it or not, the final installment of the conference...