The second day of the 2015 Oncofertility Consortium Conference focused on clinical topics in the area of pediatric oncofertility. Barbara Lockart, DNP, APN/CNP, CPON, in the Department of Hematology/Oncology & Fertility Preservation at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, gave the first talk of the day: Critical Conversations: Assessing and Consenting Pediatric Patients for Fertility Preservation. Her talk focused on the assent and consent process prior to fertility preservation and reviewed communication techniques to facilitate family's understanding of consenting to research. Click here to watch this informative talk.
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Mark your calendar for the 2016 Oncofertility Conference: Expanding Access to Emerging and Existing Oncofertility Services, November 1-3, 2016!!