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Oncofertility Conference at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center James Cancer Hospital and Nationwide Children’s Hospital

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Categories: Blog, Cancer, Conferences, Fertility Preservation, Meetings, National Physicians Cooperative, Oncofertility, Research
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.
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Apply Now for a Free Oncofertility Training Program!!

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Categories: Blog, Fertility Preservation, Oncofertility
Our partners at the Moffit Cancer Center are hosting a free oncofertility training program. ECHO is web-based training program that includes psychosocial, biological, clinical and skill building modules to help oncology allied health professionals (nurses, physician assistants, social workers, and psychologists) communicate timely and relevant…
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Three More Days to Register!

Author image - Lauren Ataman-Millhouse By: Lauren Ataman-Millhouse -
Categories: Blog, Conferences, Fertility Preservation, Global Partner, Meetings, National Physicians Cooperative, Oncofertility, Research, science
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…
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Royal College of Nursing Feature

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Categories: Advocate, Blog, Cancer, Fertility Preservation, Global Partner, In the news, Oncofertility, Patient Stories
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…
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Dr. So-Youn Kim at the 2018 Oncofertility Conference

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Categories: Blog, Conferences, Fertility Preservation, Meetings, Oncofertility, Research, science
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 Research and Practice.  Here…
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Dr. Lillian Meacham, Keynote at the 2018 OCC

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Categories: Blog, Cancer, children, Conferences, Fertility Preservation, Meetings, Oncofertility, Research
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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Atsuko Kusuhara Wins Prize from the Asian Society for Fertility Preservation

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Categories: Blog, Conferences, Fertility Preservation, Global Partner, In the news, Meetings, Oncofertility, Research
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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Eileen McMahon named Vice President of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS)

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Categories: Blog, Fertility Preservation, Global Partner, In the news, Oncofertility
An exciting OPEN announcement from our partners in Canada. Eileen McMahon, a nurse practitioner at Mount Sinai Fertility in Toronto was recently named the Vice President of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS). This is the first time a nurse has held this position. Eileen McMahon…
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One More Day to Register for the 2018 Oncofertility Conference

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Categories: Blog, Conferences, Fertility Preservation, Global Partner, Meetings, National Physicians Cooperative, Oncofertility, Research, science
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!! Click here…
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SREI Fellow Education Day Awards Now Available

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Categories: Blog, Conferences, Education, Fertility Preservation, Meetings, Oncofertility
This year, thanks to funding from the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI),  the Oncofertility Consortium has secured funding for five REI fellows to attend the 3rd annual Fellow Education Day at the Oncofertility Conference.  Each award is $1000 and should be used to offset registration fees and partial travel and…
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Welcome to the Chinese Fertility Preservation Society, Newest Member of OPEN

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Categories: Blog, Conferences, Fertility Preservation, Global Partner, Meetings, Oncofertility, Research
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…
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Governor Rauner to Sign HB 2617- Providing Insurance Coverage for Oncofertility Patients in IL

Author image - Lauren Ataman-Millhouse By: Lauren Ataman-Millhouse -
Categories: Advocate, Blog, Fertility Preservation, In the news, Oncofertility, Patient Stories
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 other states that have passed similar legislation. This is a huge milestone for the field and on…
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Simplify Cancer Podcast: Your Fertility Options Before Treatment

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Categories: Blog, Cancer, Fertility Preservation, In the news, Oncofertility, Patient Stories
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 cancer patients. The interview appeared on the Simplify Cancer Podcast, a podcast for cancer patients and survivors that…
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1st Royan Symposium on Oncofertility

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Categories: Blog, Conferences, Global Partner, Oncofertility
Members of the Oncofertility Professional Engagment Network (OPEN) from Iran recently hosted their first ever Sypomisum on Oncofertility in June. The Royan Symposium on Oncofertility was held on June 21, 2018 in Tehran, Iran. The Symposium was jointly organized by Royan Institute and with cooperation from…
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Fellows- Register now for Fellow Education Day at the 2018 Oncofertility Conference!

Author image - Lauren Ataman-Millhouse By: Lauren Ataman-Millhouse -
Categories: Blog, Conferences, Education, Fertility Preservation, Meetings, Oncofertility, Research
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…
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Register Now for the 2018 Oncofertility Conference!

Author image - Lauren Ataman-Millhouse By: Lauren Ataman-Millhouse -
Categories: Blog, Conferences, Meetings, Oncofertility
Registration for the 2018 Oncofertility Consortium Conference is now open! Register now to ensure a low early-bird rate! (registration closed) The 2018 Conference: Bridging the Gaps in Oncofertility Research and Clinical Care: A Global Initiative will be held on November 13-15, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. This year’s…
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Improving Oncofertility Practice in China: Exciting works done by researchers from the University of South Carolina and Nanjing Medical University

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Categories: Blog, Fertility Preservation, Global Partner, Oncofertility
Ke Ju, Yuqing Wang, and Gehui Yuan are undergraduate students from Nanjing Medical University (NMU) in China and now conduct their visiting research projects in Dr. Shuo Xiao’s Reproductive Health & Toxicology laboratory at University of South Carolina (USC). Dr. Xiao, an Assistant Professor in…
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March VGR Now Online

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Categories: Blog, Global Partner, National Physicians Cooperative, Oncofertility, Research, Virtual Grand Rounds
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 presentation and learn more about the…
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Final Reminder: Participate in a Global Oncofertility Study

Author image - Lauren Ataman-Millhouse By: Lauren Ataman-Millhouse -
Categories: Blog, Global Partner, Oncofertility, Research
Members of the Oncofertility Global Community: This is a final reminder to participate in a global oncofertility survey. Colleagues in Australia, led by Dr. Antoinette Anazodo, are conducting a research study to develop an international multidisciplinary oncofertility competency framework. The survey has been translated  and…
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