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...
Conferences, Fertility Preservation, Meetings, National Physicians Cooperative, Oncofertility
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...
Conferences, Fertility Preservation, In the news, Meetings, Oncofertility
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, ...
Fertility Preservation, In the news, Oncofertility, Research
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...
Conferences, Fertility Preservation, Meetings, Oncofertility, Research
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...
Fertility Preservation, General, In the news, Introductions
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...
Fertility Preservation, In the news, Oncofertility, Oncofertility Saturday Academy, Research
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...
Fertility Preservation, In the news, Introductions, Oncofertility
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...
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...
Fertility Preservation, General, Oncofertility, Research
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