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On Sunday, June 6, Northwestern University held it’s 17th Annual Cancer Survivor’s Walk. More than 3,500 cancer...

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In 2007, the Women’s Health Science Program developed a series of classes to give 16 high school students a chance to experience cutting-...

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On May 6, 2010, the Pew Research Center released a study on changes in the demographics of motherhood in the United States. Comparing data from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and the Census...

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On Sunday May 24, Dr. Woodruff travels to New York to address the 3rd Annual OMG! Cancer Summit.  The Summit, held in partnership between the I'm Too Young For This Foundation and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society,...

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Infertility, the inability to have children, should be a concern to men and women of childbearing age undergoing treatment for their cancer.   Treatments like chemotherapy, radiation and surgery can all impact...

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In an effort to continue its goal of helping communities foster an environment that encourages children to pursue careers in the sciences, the Oncofertility Consortium and Woodruff Lab celebrated National Lab Day today by opening its doors to students from all over Chicago.  Students were given...

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Last month, the Institute of Medicine issued a report on the state of clinical cancer trials in the United States.  The report, A National Cancer Clinical Trials System for the 21st Century: Reinvigorat­...

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I was recently introduced to the formal concept of Team Science when I was fortunate enough to attend the First Annual International Science of Team Science Conference hosted by the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute...

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The Oncofertility Consortium is going to be participating in two amazing, outdoor charity fundraisers and we'd love for you to come too! 

 The Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute is the official charity of the...

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On April 13, 2010, Dave Look received the Northwestern University Information Technology (NUIT) Customer Champion Award based on his work with the Oncofertility Consortium and Dr. Teresa K. Woodruff.  Dave's work is pivotal to the Oncofertility Consortium's success, as he helps to develop...

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Women are still underrepresented in senior academic positions in science

A recent editorial in Nature Neuroscience explores gender disparities in senior academic positions in science, noting the...

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The Oncofertility Consortium® is excited to announce that one of our postdoctoral fellows, Lisa Campo-Engelstein, has published an article in the March 2010  issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The...

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The Chicago Tribune has written up a piece about the most recent Oncofertility Saturday Academy class's graduation. The article highlights some of the quotes from the inspirational and moving speeches that the girls gave and interviews some of the girls about what...

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As recently reported in BBC News and Human Reproduction, a mother in Denmark has become the first in the world to give birth to a second child after an ovary transplant operation. Stinne Holm Bergholodt was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma at age 27 in March 2004. She made the decision to freeze...

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Dr. Carol A. Rosenberg was recently highlighted in a Medill Report for her work with cancer survivorship. Dr. Rosenberg’s life – from clinical experience to research experience to    personal experience as the...

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A recent announcement on the website of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) describes the collaboration between European reproductive health researchers and members of the...

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The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) has recently launched a new publication series entitled, "Horizons in Bioscience," which has chosen to highlight Oncofertility in its inaugural edition! The "Horizons in Bioscience" series is part of FASEB's larger series, "...

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As recently mentioned, adolescent and young adult cancer patients form a unique subset of cancer patients who cross traditional divides and require collaboration across diverse disciplines. Oncofertility Consortium team members have joined forces with a team of clinical psychologists, physicians...

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On February 2 at 4pm, Dr. Teresa Woodruff will give a talk entitled, "Oncofertility: The Preservation of Fertility Options for Young People with Cancer" as part of the Dean's Grand Challenges Lecture Series in Medicine and Engineering. The talk will be held in the ITW classroom in the Ford Motor...

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The very cleverly named article, "Adolescence of Young Adult Oncology" published in the October 2009 issue of Seminars in Oncology is a very interesting update on the new developments and shifts in thinking within young adult oncology. The authors attempt to really define the population of...

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