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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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A magazine in Brazil, "Isto É," highlighted the Oncofertility Consortium's research in an article entitled "Depois do câncer, a chance de ter filhos: Tratamentos de reproduçaõ assistida permitem aos pacientes realizar o sonho da gravidez" (A chance at having children after cancer: Assisted...

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The OSA counterpart in San Diego, the Be WiSE (Better Education for Women in Science and Engineering) Young Women in Cancer Research Oncofertility Academy, was highlighted in the Del Mar Times. Twelve young women representing 10 high schools were at the event on July 25 to learn about Oncofertility...

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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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The recent study that came out in the journal Human Reproduction (see previous posts on NIH news release and Northwestern NewsCenter article) has gained media attention in India. The Web site MedIndia.net featured an article on it today. To read it, click here.

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Read more about the study in Human Reproduction that was mentioned in the NIH news release today on the Northwestern University NewsCenter Web site here.

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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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Save the date!

The annual Oncofertility Consortium Conference will take place this year on September 13-15 at the Lurie Medical Research Building and the Prentice Women's Hospital in Chicago. The conference agenda can be found on the event Web site where you can also find out how to submit an...

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The Office of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Partnerships in the School of Education (OSEP) at NU is excited that a second high school biology teacher, David Bain, from Grayslake North High School in Illinois, will also be participating in the Onco internships. We look forward to...

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I'm the project director for the Office of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Partnerships (referred to as "OSEP") in the School of Education and Social Policy (SESP) on Northwestern's Evanston campus. My MA is in linguistics from Columbia University and my BA is in...

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The Northwestern University NewsCenter picked up the story we mentioned in the blog at the beginning of June called Obama gives money for Oncofertility research. They quote Dr. Kemi Jona who is the director of the Office of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Partnerships in the...

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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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Every summer, Teresa Woodruff sends out a summer reading list to the people in her lab. Because there isn't much of a global perspective on Oncofertility yet, this year's theme is "Global Perspectives on Reproduction" to prepare, hopefully, to create partnerships with the World Health Organization...

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July 23rd at 7:00 pm at the McCormick Tribune Center Forum, Northwestern University, Evanston Campus is the world premiere of the Oncofertility Saturday Academy documentary film.

The film describes...

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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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The MyOncofertility Web site is now listed on The Hormone Foundation's Web site in the "Useful Links" section, under the Public/Patients tab.

The Hormone Foundation is a rich source of hormone-related health information and targets for not only doctors and organizations, but patients and the...

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