Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

OPEN Member Val Peddie, from the Royal College of Nursing in Aberdeen was recently highlighted in Royal College of Nursing electronic magazine bulletin (see pages 10-11) to discuss fertility preservation and patient experience in Aberdeen. The article highlights Val and all of the work she...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Our very own Megan Connolly, former patient, survivor, and oncofertility advocate, was recently featured on an episode of the This is Infertility podcast to tell her story and talk about what oncofertility means to her. Here is some more...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

On August 27, 2018, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner will sign in to law HB2617, which will ensure insurance coverage for oncofertility and fertility preservation patients. Illinois will join four...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Mahmoud Salama, an active member of the Oncofertility Consortium and OPEN, recently represented the Consortium during a podcast interview where he discussed fertility preservation options for...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse
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...

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...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

July's VGR presentation is now available online. Joyce Reinecke, JD, Executive Director of the Alliance for...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Last month, author Chloé McFeters released six coloring book journals for adults, including C is for Courage, a coloring book journal for those living with cancer. The book’s journal prompts invite the reader to write...

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...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Megan Silianoff, survivor and author of the book "99 Problems but a Baby Ain't One", delivered an inspiring VGR about her experiences with cancer and adoption. During her presentation, she shared her story and how she...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Gwendolgyn Quinn, PhD, Moffit Cancer Center, gave an oustanding talk at the 2015 Oncofertility Consortium Conference. Her talk: Do Ask and Do Tell: The Importance of LGBTQ Status in Reproductive Health visited the contemporary topic of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (...

Brigid Martz Smith

Northwestern Medicine and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center are hosting a special AYA-edition of...

Leah Bressler

Thank you to Matthew Zachary, Founder and CEO of...

Leah Bressler

After hearing about issues with sexual function in female young adult cancer survivors, Dr. Meacham...

Leah Bressler

Dr. Woodard, reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist at ...

Brigid Martz Smith

We are delighted to provide our support to the newly developed Pediatric Oncofertility Research Foundation (PORF).  PORF supports research in the field of fertility preservation for children treated for cancer. The primary goal of the foundation...

Brigid Martz Smith

The Chicago Tribune recently published an article, Kids with Cancer get Futuristic Chance at Saving Fertility, describing the...

Brigid Martz Smith

The Oncofertility Consortium was highlighted in the Spring 2015 issue of Northwestern Medicine Magazine in the article "...

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