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The third annual meeting of the Oncofertility Consortium will be held next week, September 13-15, in Chicago, Illinois. Over 150 participants from the U.S. and abroad will discuss the latest breakthroughs in the science and clinical applications of fertility preservation methods for cancer patients...

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An article on infertility and religion in the context of Oncofertility came out today on the Medill Reports Web site. In "Reconciling religion and infertility," Alina Dain uses the discussions from the Second Annual Oncofertility Summit to explain the different points of view various religions have...

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WIRED magazine ran a story last week based on the research article published in the journal Human Reproduction received many comments.

"A Fertility First: Human Egg Cells Grow Up in Lab" written by Hadley Leggett has already gotten 18 comments on the WIRED Web site. People were interested to learn...

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Today the National Institutes of Health published a news released based on an article about Oncofertility research from the journal Human Reproduction "In vitro grown human ovarian follicles from cancer patients support oocyte growth" by Min Xu, Susan Barrett, Erin West-Farrell, Laxmi Kondapalli, ...

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The Second Annual Oncofertility Summit will take place at Northwestern University, Evanston Campus, from July 22-24, 2009. The theme of this year’s conference is reflections on Oncofertility from the humanities and social sciences. The goal of the conference is to bring together an...

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Lonnie Shea, PhD

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Lonnie Shea here. I am the bioengineer that runs the biomaterials core and have been collaborating with Teresa Woodruff for the past 8 years on the development of the culture system for ovarian follicles. This culture system is the technology that can enable frozen tissue to...

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Marina Peluffo and Teresa Woodruff stand in front of the abstract poster Peluffo won an award for at the 15th World Congress on IVF in Geneva, Switzerland in April 2009.

Marina Peluffo, an Oncofertility Consortium member from Portland, Oregon, won an award for her poster abstract "Cumulus Oocyte...

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The Oregon Health and Science University Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program at the Knight Cancer Institute was awarded Fertile Hope's National Center of Excellence Status award on April 9th, 2009.

Fertile Hope is a non-profit organization that strives to provide information on reproductive...

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The American Society for Reproductive Medicine published a review of "Oncofertility: Fertility Preservation for Cancer Survivors" in the May 2009 volume of its journal Fertility and Sterility.

Cover of the Oncofertility book reviewed by Dr. Jared Robins in the journal Fertility and Sterility

Some...

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Two high school graduates from the Young Women's Leadership Charter School will be able to do hands-on research on Oncofertility this summer, thanks to President Obama's stimulus money, the Chicago Tribune reported today.

The stimulus money is coming from the National Cancer Institute and will...

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Dr. Clarisa Gracia, an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, was recently pictured on the cover of Philadelphia Magazine and listed as one of the top doctors under 40 in Philadelphia, thanks to her work in...

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An article submitted in early March to the Emax Health Web site quotes the NEJM article by Dr. Jeruss and Teresa Woodruff. It also describes Oncofertility, explaining what it is. Furthermore, the author directs people to the MyOncofertility Web site, an effort led by the Oncofertility Consortium to...

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On March 10th, Time Magazine published an article that mentioned Oncofertility Consortium members and research recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

A Hope to Prolong Fertility: Ovarian Transplants describes the choices faced by Stephanie Yarber. Yarber was diagnosed with...

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A cervical cancer survivor wrote an article on commercialappeal.com. It was published on Mother's Day and encourages women to get tested for HPV, whether the woman has had the HPV vaccine or not.

Michelle Whitlock, who wrote "My thoughts: Simple tests can help reduce rates of cervical cancer,"...

Teresa K Woodruff

Cancer is now a disease with a variety of treatment options, which are leading to longer and more productive lives by survivors. Globally, there are 10 million people diagnosed with cancer.  10% of these newly diagnosed men and women are under the age of 45 years old. Infertility can be a...

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