Congratulations to our colleagues who hosted the first bi-ennial Oncofertility Conference of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center James Cancer Hospital and Nationwide Children's Hospital on Saturday May 18th at the Hilton Downtown Columbus, OH. The conference was attended by 110 attendees from 10 states across the country. Conference speakers included experts in oncology, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, reproductive urology, behavioral medicine, pediatric endocrinology, pediatric and adolescent gynecology and obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Teresa Woodruff, founder and director of the Oncofertility Consortium at Northwestern gave the keynote address. Panelists in advocacy and legislative efforts in fertility preservation highlighted the multi-disciplinary conference.
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Congraluations to our colleagues in Japan who recently hosted a joint meeting of the OC Japan and JSFP in February. Below is the report from Dr. Nao Suzuki. Thank you for being the pioneers of oncofertility in Japan and Asia and for hosting such an important meeting.
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Only three more days to register for the 2018 Oncofertility Conference! Be sure to register before registration closes on November 1. This year's conference features two full days of lectures and a full day of didatic and applied learning sessions. In addition to the great program, this conference...
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We're looking forward to the 2018 Oncofertility Conference- the agenda consists of alot of amazing speakers and talks! In particular, the Day 1 Afternoon Clinical Session on November 13 should be of great interest not only to clinicians, but also to the basic scientists who are invested in how...
Dr. So-Youn Kim, a former Research Assistant Professor at Northwestern, who has now moved on as an Assistant Professor at the University Nebraska Medical Center, will return to Northwestern for the 2018 Oncoferility Conference and deliver a talk entitled New Discoveries Driving Oncofertility...
At this year's Oncofertility Conference, we are honored that Dr. Lillian Meacham will deliver the day 2 keynote on November 14. Dr. Meacham is is a pediatric endocrinologist and the Kathleen V. Amos Children's Chair for Cancer Survivorship in the Aflac Cancer Center of Children's Healthcare of...
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On September 22-23rd in New Delhi, India, the Asian Society for Fertility Preservation (ASFP) and the Fertility Preservation Society (India) (FPSI) hosted their second annual joint Congress of the ASFP & FERTIPROTECT. At this meeting, Dr. Atsuko Kusuhara, an alumna of the Masters of Science in...
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One more day to register for the 2018 Oncofertility Conference at a reduced registration rate! Registration will increase on October 1, so register now before the rate increases! Registration will close on Novembet 1. We can't wait to see you all in November!!
On August 18th and 19th, Dr. Shuo Xiao, an Assistant Professor from University of South Carolina and also the current member of Oncofertility Consortium, was invited to give a talk at the Chinese Fertility Preservation Society (CFPS) 2nd Annual Meeting in Shanghai, China. Dr. Xiao introduced the...
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This year at the 2018 Oncofertility Conference, we will host our third annual Fellow Education Day. This day long program will be on the third day of the conference and is open to all fellows in related medical fields. The purpose of the course is to educate fellows on fertility preservation and...
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Dr. Woodruff's VGR presentation is now available online. Her talk Global Oncofertility: Accomplishments, Milestones, and Measures of Interdisciplinary Work summarized the accomplishments of the Consortium over the past ten years and provided direction for the next ten years. To view this...
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Congratulations to our colleague from Mexico, Dr. Maria Teresa Bourlon, MD, MS, of the Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, in Mexico, whose research results in testicular cancer survivors was selected for oral abstract presentation at the 2018 ASCO Genitourinary...
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This a reminder to participate in a global oncofertility study. Colleagues in Australia, led by Dr. Antoinette Anazodo, are conducting a research study to develop an international multidisciplinary oncofertility competency framework.
The study has been updated and is now available in Mandarin,...
Videos from the 2017 Oncofertility Conference are now available online to view anytime, any place. A number of other materials from the 2017 Oncofertility Conference, including selected slides from the Day 1 Breakout Sessions are also available online.
Colleagues in Australia, led by Dr. Antoinette Anazodo, are conducting a research study to develop an international multidisciplinary oncofertility competency framework. Below is more information about the study. If relevant, please participate in the study so together we can develop this...
Congratulations to Dr. Teresa Woodruff, the Director of the Oncofertility Consortium and the Dean of the Graduate School at Northwestern University for her most recent award. Dr. Woodruff was named to the National Academy of Inventors for her many patents and her creation of the field of...
A new population-based study from Ontario, Canada revealed at ASRM found that young women who were survivors of hematologic cancer were more likely to have a diagnosis of infertility than cancer-free women.
Click here to read about this important study in its entirety.
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