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Cervical cancer patient harvested eggs before treatment

By: Oncofertility Admin -
Categories: Blog, Fertility Preservation, In the news, Oncofertility
A cervical cancer survivor wrote an article on commercialappeal.com. It was published on Mother’s Day and encourages women to get tested for HPV, whether the woman has had the HPV vaccine or not. Michelle Whitlock, who wrote “My thoughts: Simple tests can help reduce rates…
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Robotic Surgeries for Hysterectomies

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Categories: Blog, Conferences, Meetings, Oncofertility, Oncofertility Saturday Academy
Northwestern Memorial Hospital is hosting a half-day conference on Saturday, May 17th called “State-of-the-Art Hysterectomy: The Robotic Surgical Option.” Dr. Patrick Lowe will be one of the speakers at this event. He was one of the doctors who participated in the Oncofertility Saturday Academy, teaching students from…
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What is the purpose of the Oncofertility Consortium?

Author image - Teresa K Woodruff, PhD By: Teresa K Woodruff, PhD -
Categories: Blog, Fertility Preservation, General, Oncofertility, Research
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…
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