Brigid Martz Smith

The new Oncofertility Consortium website includes an interactive Clinic/Center Map where we are able to highlight our active, and growing, community of National Physicians Cooperative member sites and Global Partners.  This map allows patients and clinicians to easily access the contact information...

Nicole Woitowich

This year, the Summer Olympics are scheduled to be held in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, throughout the month of August. However, several athletes, coaches, staff, and journalists have decided to stay home this year, citing concerns for Zika virus infection. Brazil is currently experiencing a Zika virus...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

On June 20th, representatives from the Latin America Oncofertility Global Partners Network met with other reproductive medicine specialists and oncologists at a conference in Uruguay to discuss fertility preservation options for cancer patients and the expasion of the Global Partners Network to...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Mahmoud Salama, Assistant Professor, Professorship-Fellow at Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical Faculty, University of Cologne, Germany, who is also an Oncofertility Global Partners Network representative from Egypt and Germany, recently published an article in Clinical Reviews of...

Brigid Martz Smith

This year, the Oncofertility Consortium will host its inaugural Fellow Education Day during Day 1 of the Annual Oncofertility Conference on November 1, 2016.  The purpose of the course is to educate fellows on fertility preservation options and survivorship care for cancer patietns across the...

Brigid Martz Smith

The Oncofertility Consortium is thrilled to host its 10th Annual Oncofertility Conference, Expanding Access to Emerging and Existing Oncofertility Services, November 1-3, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois at Prentice Women's Hospital.  This year's meeting focuses on three contemporary topics in the field...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Megan Silianoff, survivor and author of the book "99 Problems but a Baby Ain't One", delivered an inspiring VGR about her experiences with cancer and adoption. During her presentation, she shared her story and how she navigated the adoption process after her cancer diagnosis. This is an excellent...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium hosts monthly Virtual Grand Rounds as a way to connect researchers, clinicians, and others from across the globe to discuss emerging research and clinical services in the field of oncofertility and beyond. With this technology, a single presenter broadcasts video and...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Yoko Miyoshi, MD, PhD, Department of Pediatrics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, and her colleagues recently published a paper in the Journal of the Japanese Society for Pediatric Endocrinology. Dr. Miyoshi, and many of the other authors on the paper, are all active members of the...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Establishing relationships with global partners is a key to the Oncofertility Consortium’s continued success. As such, the Consortium developed the Oncofertility Global Partners Network and works with reproductive specialists from all over the world in an effort to better serve children,...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium (OC) is committed to exploring and expanding reproductive options for those who face fertility threatening conditions and/or medical treatments.  To this end, the OC has created several resources, available through the OC-Scientific Help Agreement for Research Endeavors...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

At today's Virtual Grand Rounds, Oncofertility Patient Navigator, Kristin Smith, delivered an excellent talk about fertility preservation program development. Kristin discussed the role of the patient navaigator and explained how she guides patients through the fertility preservation process. She...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

We are happy to announce more exciting news from the Oncofertility Global Partners Network! Dr. Jhenifer Rodrigues, founder of the Brazilian Oncofertility Consortium, has been working to expand the Latin America Oncofertility Network and will be traveling to Chile to work with Drs. Anibal Scarella...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The final talk at the 2015 Oncofertility Conference was delivered by Dr. Brandon Hayes-Lattin, MD, who is the Medical Director of the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program at the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Hayes-Lattin gave an informative talk on...

Brigid Martz Smith

Today we continue our series highlighting reproductive medicine blog posts written by Lisa Campo-Engelstein, PhD, from the Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College for BIOETHICS TODAY.  Dr. Campo-Engelstein's main research areas include reproductive ethics (particularly...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Lillian Meacham, MD, Medical Director, Cancer Survivor Program, The Kathelen V. Amos Children's Chair for Cancer Survivorship, and Pediatric Endocrinologist at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, followed up the female sexuality talk with a talk on male sexuality in childhood cancer survivors. Dr...

Brigid Martz Smith

Today we continue our series highlighting reproductive medicine blog posts written by Lisa Campo-Engelstein, PhD, from the Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College for BIOETHICS TODAY.  Dr. Campo-Engelstein's main research areas include reproductive ethics (particularly...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium Global Partners Network recently expanded to include BIOMER in Lima, Perú. Drs. Sergio Romero, PhD and Flor Sánchez, PhD, both of BIOMER, recently organized a conference in Lima to showcase oncofertility work in the region. The conference was a great success and below...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

An exciting new publication, funded by the Center for Reproductive Health After Disease and the Oncofertility Consortium (P50HD076188), was recently published in the Journal of Early Adolescence. This work is one of the projects supported by the Education Core and has made tremendous progress over...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Terri Woodard, MD, Director of Oncofertility Service at MD Anderson, gave a talk at the 2015 Oncofertility Consortium Conference on the sexual health of young women who survived childhood cancer. The goal of her talk was to define sexual health and discuss how sexual development may occur...

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