Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

James Smith, MD, was a featured speaker at the 2015 Oncofertility Consortium Conference to discuss fertility preservation in the male population. Dr. Smith is an Associate Professor and Director of the UCSF Male Reproductive Health practice where he cares for infertile men, boys and men needing...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The next presentations in our 2015 Oncofertility Conference series discuss the Medical and Ethical Considerations in Ovarian Stimulation of Adolescents. Dr. Irene Su, MD, MSCE presentation focused on the medical considerations and Dr. Lisa Campo-Engelstein, PhD, discussed the ethical considerations...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium is happy to announce an upcoming oncofertility event in Lima, Peru, which will be hosted by members of the Oncofertility Global Partners Network. Here is the announcement from Flor Sánchez:The event, "VIII International Campus course: Updates on ART in the Andean Region...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Clarisa Gracia, MD, MSCE, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinologist, University of Pennsylvania, delivered the first talk during the afternoon Clinical Research Updates session during the 2015 Oncofertility Conference. Her interests include the study of...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Charles Sklar is currently the Director of the Long-Term Follow-Up Program, an Attending Pediatrician and full Member, Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Professor of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell College of Medicine, New York City. He has a long-standing research...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Members of the Japanese Society for Fertility Preservation were honored for their work at a conference in Japan on Sunday. Drs. Nao Suzuki, Kouhei Sugimoto, and Tomoe Koizumi attended the 13th Annual Japan Society for Reproductive Psychology Conference. Tomoe received an award for her oral...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Amander Clark, PhD (Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology, Director of the Embryonic Stem Cell Derivation laboratory and Key member of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative and Stem Cell Research at the University of California Los...

Brigid Martz Smith

Northwestern Medicine and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center are hosting a special AYA-edition of Cancer Connections on Saturday, April 2nd from 9:00am - 12:30pm at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.  This program is designed for young adults diagnosed with cancer between the ages of 15-...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Mary Zelinski is an Associate Scientist in the Division of Reproductive & Developmental Sciences, and Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Oregon Health & Science University. Her research centers on understanding the development and function of primate ovarian...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Today's feature is Dr. Woodruff's presentation from the 2015 Oncofertility Consortium Conference.Dr. Woodruff's talk touched on three main points:1. Updates on encapsulated in vitro follicle growth2. New data on medical mitigation strategies3. Next generation biomaterials and tissue scaffolds for...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

All of the lectures from the 2015 Oncofertility Consortium Conference are now posted online! To view the complete list of presentations, click here.In anticipation of next year's conference, we will be featuring one of the 2015 lectures each week. You can receive our blog and other oncofertility...

Leah Bressler

Dr. Lesley Breech and her Oncofertility team at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital medical Center (CCHMC) shared a fascinating and high-yield overview of best practices in implementing a high-powered oncofertility program. Attendees gained practical knowledge and insight into how a successful...

Leah Bressler

Thank you to Matthew Zachary, Founder and CEO of Stupid Cancer, and to the patients and families who shared their journeys with us today. Stupid Cancer is a non-profit organization that utilizes evidence-based programs and services to optimize awareness, outreach and support in young adult cancer...

Leah Bressler

 

 

We're excited to co-host an event this evening with Critical Mass, a community-powered advocacy organization empowered to transform the care and treatment of young adults with cancer. Together we're hosting a meet-and-greet to exchange good conversation and ideas.

Look forward to seeing you at...

Leah Bressler

Dr. Hayes-Lattin gave a stimulating lecture on the status of insurance coverage for fertility preservation and what we can do as healthcare providers, researchers and advocates to allow our patients to receive oncofertility coverage. Up to 60% of cancer survivors are at risk for iatrogenic...

Leah Bressler

After hearing about issues with sexual function in female young adult cancer survivors, Dr. Meacham shared with us the special issues in young adult male cancer survivors. She discussed how sexual function includes both physical and emotional components and has a key role in determining quality of...

Leah Bressler

Dr. Woodard, reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist at MD Anderson and Baylor discussed special issues in sexual functioning among female young adult cancer survivors. She reviewed how surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation therapies can have long-term and late effects such as...

Leah Bressler

 

 

 

 

 


Drs. Didwania
, Reichek and Victorson and RNs Karen Kinahan and Karin Danner-Koptik brought unique perspectives to this afternoon's panel discussion on psychosocial issues among cancer survivors. They engaged us in a stimulating conversation about the numerous and varied psychosocial...

Leah Bressler

 

 

 

 

 

 


Dr. Garofalo
Dr. FinlaysonJennifer Leininger and Dr. Lawson brought their respective expertise to generate a stimulating, thought-provoking discussion on fertility preservation in gender dysphoria patients at this year's Oncofertility Consortium 2015 Conferece . Dr. Garofalo, MD/...

Leah Bressler

Dr. Finlayson, pediatric endocrinologist at the multi-disciplinary Gender & Sex Development Program at Lurie Children’s Hospital, spoke to us about fertility preservation options in patients with DSD. She started by explaining that DSD represents a group of medical congenital conditions in which...

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