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Dr. Hayes-Lattin: Insurance Coverage for Fertility Preservation

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Categories: Advocate, Blog, Cancer, children, Conferences, ethics, Fertility Preservation, General, In the news, National Physicians Cooperative, Oncofertility
Dr. Hayes-Lattin gave a stimulating lecture on the status of insurance coverage for fertility preservation and what we can do as healthcare providers, researchers and advocates to allow our patients to receive oncofertility coverage. Up to 60% of cancer survivors are at risk for iatrogenic infertility…
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Dr. Smith: Restoring Fertility in Males

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Categories: Blog, Cancer, children, Conferences, ethics, fertility, General, Oncofertility
Dr. Smith, a reproductive urologist at UCSF, educated us on the impact of cancer treatment on male fertility and the growing need for male oncofertility treatments as childhood cancer survival rates continues to increase. As has been a theme today, Dr. Smith reviewed how alkylating…
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November 5th: Breakout Sessions

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Blog, Conferences, Education, Oncofertility
This week, Oncofertility Consortium is excited to offer FREE breakout sessions for attendees of our 9th Annual Oncofertility Conference, Critical Conversations in Oncofertility: Pediatrics and Beyond on Thursday, November 5th. Detailed information will also be included in your conference programs.  Please plan to attend if you’re still in…
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Sponsor Highlight: Corner Bakery

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Blog, Conferences, Oncofertility
The Oncofertility Consortium is so lucky to have the support of a number of sponsors for our upcoming Oncofertility Conference, Critical Conversations in Oncofertility: Pediatrics and Beyond. Today, we’d like to highlight Corner Bakery for their generous donation of lunch on November 3rd and Snacks on November 4th.…
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Sponsor Highlight: SurvivorVision

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Blog, Conferences, Oncofertility
The Oncofertility Consortium is so lucky to have the support of a number of sponsors for our upcoming Oncofertility Conference, Critical Conversations in Oncofertility: Pediatrics and Beyond. Today, we’d like to highlight SurvivorVision for their generous sponsorship.  We thank them for their consistent work with cancer survivors! **************************************************
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Sponsor Highlight: SeventyK

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Blog, Conferences, Oncofertility
The Oncofertility Consortium is so lucky to have the support of a number of sponsors for our upcoming Oncofertility Conference, Critical Conversations in Oncofertility: Pediatrics and Beyond. Today, we’d like to highlight SeventyK for their generous sponsorship.  We thank them for their consistent advocacy for adolescent and young adult cancer…
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Sponsor Highlight: EMD Serono

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Blog, Conferences, Oncofertility
The Oncofertility Consortium is so lucky to have the support of a number of sponsors for our upcoming Oncofertility Conference, Critical Conversations in Oncofertility: Pediatrics and Beyond. Today, we’d like to highlight EMD Serono for their generous sponsorship.  We thank them for their consistent support and collaboration! **************************************************
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Sponsor Highlight: Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Blog, Cancer, Conferences, Oncofertility
The Oncofertility Consortium is so lucky to have the support of a number of sponsors for our upcoming Oncofertility Conference, Critical Conversations in Oncofertility: Pediatrics and Beyond. Today, we’d like to highlight the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center for their generous sponsorship.  The funds provided by the…
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November 4th: Keynote Highlight

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Blog, Conferences, Oncofertility
In the coming days and weeks, we will highlight different sessions of the upcoming Oncofertility Conference, Critical Conversations in Oncofertility: Pediatrics and Beyond and our wonderful speakers. Today, we’re sharing the speaker bio for our November 4th, 2015 Keynote, Brandon Hayes-Lattin, MD ************************************************** Brandon Hayes-Lattin, MD, Medical Director,…
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November 4th: Afternoon Session Highlights

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Blog, Conferences, Oncofertility
In the coming days and weeks, we will highlight different sessions of the upcoming Oncofertility Conference, Critical Conversations in Oncofertility: Pediatrics and Beyond and our wonderful speakers. Today, we’re sharing speaker bios for the Afternoon Session on November 4th, 2015 which focuses on Survivorship ************************************************** Terri L. Woodard,…
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November 4th: Afternoon Panel Session Highlights

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Blog, Conferences, Oncofertility
In the coming days and weeks, we will highlight different sessions of the upcoming Oncofertility Conference, Critical Conversations in Oncofertility: Pediatrics and Beyond and our wonderful speakers. Today, we’re sharing speaker bios for the Afternoon Panel Session on November 4th, 2015 which focuses on Survivorship and Psycho-social issues and is…
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November 4th: Morning Panel Session Highlights

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Blog, Conferences, Oncofertility
In the coming days and weeks, we will highlight different sessions of the upcoming Oncofertility Conference, Critical Conversations in Oncofertility: Pediatrics and Beyond and our wonderful speakers. Today, we’re sharing speaker bios for the Morning Panel Session on November 4th, 2015 which focuses on Gender Dysphoria and is…
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November 4th: Morning Session Highlights

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Blog, Conferences, Oncofertility
In the coming days and weeks, we will highlight different sessions of the upcoming Oncofertility Conference, Critical Conversations in Oncofertility: Pediatrics and Beyond and our wonderful speakers. Today, we’re sharing speaker bios for the Morning Session on November 4th, 2015 which focuses on Critical Topics Beyond the Oncobox…
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November 3rd: Global Perspectives Highlight

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Blog, Conferences, Oncofertility
In the coming days and weeks, we will highlight different sessions of the upcoming Oncofertility Conference, Critical Conversations in Oncofertility: Pediatrics and Beyond and our wonderful speakers. Today, we’re sharing the speaker bio for the November 3rd Global Perspectives presentation by Antionette Anazodo, MD. ********************************************************* Antoinette Anazodo,…
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November 3rd: Afternoon Panel Session Highlight

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Blog, Conferences, Oncofertility
In the coming days and weeks, we will highlight different sessions of the upcoming Oncofertility Conference, Critical Conversations in Oncofertility: Pediatrics and Beyond and our wonderful speakers. Today, we’re sharing speaker bios for the Afternoon Panel Session on November 3, 2015 which focuses on clinical fertility preservation topics…
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November 3rd: Afternoon Session Highlights

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Blog, Conferences, Oncofertility
In the coming days and weeks, we will highlight different sessions of the upcoming Oncofertility Conference, Critical Conversations in Oncofertility: Pediatrics and Beyond and our wonderful speakers. Today, we’re sharing speaker bios for the Afternoon Session of November 3, 2015 which focuses on clinical research updates. ********************************************************* Gracia,…
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November 3rd: Morning Session Highlights

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Blog, Conferences, Oncofertility
We’re now less than a month away from the 9th Annual Oncofertility Conference, Critical Conversations in Oncofertility: Pediatrics and Beyond.  In the coming days and weeks, we will highlight different sessions of the meeting and our wonderful speakers. Today, we’re sharing speaker bios for the…
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Successful Soulcycle Event

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Advocate, Blog, National Physicians Cooperative, Oncofertility
We’re happy to share that National Physicians Cooperative member, Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York, hosted a successful fundraising event this past Sunday at Soulcycle in Manhattan, New York.  This philanthropic class was sold out and money was raised for Susan G. Komen Foundation in…
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Pediatric Oncofertility Research Foundation

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Advocate, Blog, Introductions, Oncofertility, Patient Stories
We are delighted to provide our support to the newly developed Pediatric Oncofertility Research Foundation (PORF).  PORF supports research in the field of fertility preservation for children treated for cancer. The primary goal of the foundation is to allow the choice of future fertility to…
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Introducing Jhenifer Rodrigues

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Blog, Global Partner, Introductions, Oncofertility
The Oncofertility Consortium welcomes Jhenifer Rodrigues as the coordinator of the Brazilian Oncofertility Consortium.  Jhenifer is a biologist with a Bachelors in Biologic Sciences with specialization on Clinical Embryology by the Rede Latinoamericana de Reprodução Assistida (Red Lara) – Latin America Network of Assisted Reproduction.  She also has a…
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Moving Beyond Cancer

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Blog, Cancer, Fertility Preservation, In the news, Oncofertility, Patient Stories
The Oncofertility Consortium was highlighted in the Spring 2015 issue of Northwestern Medicine Magazine in the article “Moving Beyond Cancer“.  In this issue, Holly and Richard Manprisio, and their journey to build a family, are highlighted.  Holly conquered stage 4 Hodgkins lymphoma when she was just 13 and was…
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People Magazine Highlights Fertility Preservation

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Blog, Fertility Preservation, In the news, Oncofertility
On May 12th, People Magazine highlighted a story about a 16 year old Arizona teen, McKindree Patton, who elected to freeze her eggs prior to chemotherapy for a rare form of bone marrow failure.  Through the help of non-profit group Angel Mamas, McKindree was provided funds to…
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NPC Member Spotlight: Main Line Fertility

Author image - Brigid Martz Smith By: Brigid Martz Smith -
Categories: Blog, Fertility Preservation, Introductions, National Physicians Cooperative, Oncofertility
We're exited to continue our new blog series to spotlight National Physicians Cooperative member institutions!  If your institution is a member of the NPC, submit your information to us for development of an institution-specific page on the Oncofertility Consortium website, as well as a blog post,…
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