Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Ke Ju, Yuqing Wang, and Gehui Yuan are undergraduate students from Nanjing Medical University (NMU) in China and now conduct their visiting research projects in Dr. Shuo Xiao’s Reproductive Health & Toxicology laboratory at University of South Carolina (USC). Dr. Xiao, an Assistant Professor in the...

Brigid Martz Smith

We are thrilled to share a new educational tool created by our colleagues at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center!  Please view the video and read about their program below! At Cincinnati Children’s, we believe that fertility is an important aspect of medical care for all patients...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recently released an update to its 2013 guidelines for fertility preservation in patients with cancer. Study members conducted a review of 61 relevant publications and determined that none of these publications prompted a significant change in the...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Oncofertility Gloabl Partners colleagues in India recently launched the first oncofertility focused journal. The Onco Fertility Journal, a publication of Fertility Preservation Society (India), is a peer-reviewed print and online semi-annual journal that aims to address issues on fertility and...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

February's VGR featuring Dr. Ronald Barr is now available online to watch anywhere, any time. Click here to view this virtual presentation in its entirety. There is one more VGR in this year's series. Mark your calendars for Dr. Woodruff's presentation on March 14 at 9am central time. 

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Videos from the 2017 Oncofertility Conference are now available online to view anytime, any place. A number of other materials from the 2017 Oncofertility Conference, including selected slides from the Day 1 Breakout Sessions are also available online. To view the videos, click here.For other...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Below is an exiciting announcement from our partners at the Alliance for Fertility Preservation.New York has become the latest state to endorse insurance coverage for IVF and fertility preservation. Current New York law requires coverage of infertility services, but specifically excludes coverage...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Congratulations to The First Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University that becomes the first Chinese global partner of Oncofertility Consortium.On October 21-22, 2017, Dr. Qionghua Chen, the chief director of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in The First Affiliated Hospital in Xiamen...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium was mentioned recently in a feature in Greenwich Magazine, an online magazine from Connecticut. Connecticut was the first state to pass landmark oncofertility legislation, which opens access to fertility treatment for cancer patients. The law is named for Melissa...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Colleagues in Peru recently hosted a successful course on fertility preservation and are pleased to announce the opening of their first laboratory in Lima, Peru. See the post below from Dr. Flor Sanchez, who is one of the oncofertility ambassadors in Peru.Fertility Preservation Course in Cancer...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Below are 20 new and notable publications from the field of oncofertility over the past six months. Congratulations to all of our colleagues on these publications. 

  1. New Promising Strategies in Oncofertility. Hudson JN, Stanley NB, Nahata L, Bowman-Curci M, Quinn GP. Expert Rev Qual Life Cancer...
Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

July's VGR presentation is now available online. Joyce Reinecke, JD, Executive Director of the Alliance for Fertility Preservation, presented on advocating for insurance coverage and discussed the recent efforts in many states to mandate coverage for fertility preservation procedures. Connecticut ...

Brigid Martz Smith

In collaboration with the Oncofertility Consortium, ASRM is now offering a Principles of Fertility Preservation for Reproductive Healthcare Providers Certificate Course.  This project was sprearheaded by Drs. Divya Shah and Wendy Vitek and includes modules such as:

  • Overview of Initial Fertility...
Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Here are some new and notable publications from the field: In vitro maturation of human immature oocytes for fertility preservation and research materialH Shirasawa, Y Terada - Reproductive Medicine and Biology, 2017In recent years, the importance of fertility preservation (FP) has increased. In...

Brigid Martz Smith

On June 20th, Connecticut passed bill HB 7124 which provides coverage of cryopreservation of eggs, sperm, or embryo for all patients facing a threat to fertility.  More specifically, the new law amends the definition of infertility and is extended to include those whom fertility services are...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Registration is now open for the 2017 Oncofertility Consortium Conference!! Register now!Register now to secure your spot and to ensure the low early-bird rate of $300. Early-bird registration ends on July 31 and the price will increase to $350 on August 1. For more information about registration,...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Ralph Kazer delivered June's VGR "Fertility Preservation Strategies for Women About to Undergo Chemotherapy or Radiation Therapy" and this talk is now available online. Dr. Kazer is a professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The May VGR, delivered by Dr. Angela Lawson, is now available online. Dr. Lawson's talk Balancing Hope and Loss: Psychological Aspects of Gamete Cryopreservation in Cancer Patients explored the psychological aspects of infertility and oncofertility and she discussed her approach to counseling these...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The 2017-2018 Virtual Grand Rounds schedule is now available online. The series Oncofertility Practice Building will focus on the multifaceted approach to setting up an oncofertility practice, both domestically and aboard, and discuss practical ways to develop and implement an oncofertility program...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The agenda for the 2017 Oncofertility Conference is now online! We are so excited to host the 11th annual meeting of the field on November 14-16, 2017 in Chicago, IL. The agenda is filled with a full-day of education sessions including a hands-on training course and a variety of breakout sessions,...

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