We live in a digital age where more information is available at our fingertips than ever before. We now have access to information in a matter of seconds that used to take weeks to locate through time intensive literature reviews at the library. Chapter 12 of Oncofertility Communication: Sharing...
The Oncofertility Consortium is happy to welcome the Portuguese Center for Fertility Preservation as a Global Partner. We currently work with reproductive specialists from all over the world in an effort to better serve children, adolescents and young adults with cancer and other fertility-...
fertility, Fertility Preservation, General, Global Partner, In the news, Introductions, Oncofertility
Many cancer patients talk about the problems with memory that they develop during their cancer treatment. While the stress of a cancer diagnosis can itself cause cognitive impairments, so can chemotherapy and radiation treatments. But how do the hormonal changes that women undergo during cancer...
Information gaps are widely apparent in patient-physician relationships due to a multitude of factors. Some patients are not interested or emotionally able to process information provided by the physician while certain physicians may not be comfortable discussing various options with their...
Cancer, fertility, Fertility Preservation, General, Oncofertility
Women who have a high risk of breast or ovarian cancer face a number of looming decisions; from whether or not to undergo prophylactic surgery, to electing increased surveillance, to taking risk-lowering medication. Interwoven with these decisions is the implication each will have on fertility. ...
Cancer, fertility, Fertility Preservation, General, Oncofertility, Research
Oncofertility is a multidisciplinary field of experts coming together to provide fertility options to cancer patients. The multidisciplinary nature of the field was on display during our 7th annual Oncofertility Conference in Chicago, Illinois. During the course of the conference, we saw present...
Conferences, Education, Fertility Preservation, General, National Physicians Cooperative, Oncofertility
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