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2019 Oncofertility Conference


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The 2019 Oncofertility Conference is funded by the NIH (grant 5R13HD063248), Ferring Pharmaceuticals (Platinum Sponsor), EMD Serono (Silver Sponsor), ReproTech, LTD (Silver Sponsor) and Bristol-Myers Squibb (Bronze Sponsor).
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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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A Message from RESOLVE: New Hampshire Fertility Advocacy

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Categories: Advocate, Blog, Cancer, children, Fertility Preservation, In the news, Patient Stories
RESOLVE New England is actively involved in advocating for insurance legislation in New Hampshire, in partnership with patients, advocates, and providers. The bill, SB 279, would provide group insurance coverage for the diagnosis of infertility, fertility treatment and fertility preservation in New Hampshire.
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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!

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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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Endocrine News Podcast: Disorders in Childhood Cancer Survivors

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Categories: Blog, Cancer, In the news, Research
Listen now to an Endocrine Society podcast featuring Dr. Charles Sklar, from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, who joins the team at the Endocrine Society to discuss the latest Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline. Dr. Sklar talks about the need to screen for endocrine disorders in long-term survivors…
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Lurie Cancer Center STAR Program Receives First-Ever FIERCE Award for Survivorship from the Biden Cancer Initiative

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Categories: Blog, Cancer, In the news
Exciting news from our colleagues at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center at Northwestern University. Their STAR Program (Survivors Taking Action & Responsibility), which is a clinical, research and education program for adult survivors of childhood cancer, received the inaugural FIERCE Award for Survivorship from…
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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

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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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