Teresa K Woodruff

I had the privilege of attending the first Oncofertility Nursing meeting and the first meeting of the Oncofertility Consortium JAPAN 2016 this week in Tokyo.  My hosts were Nao Suzuki, MD St. Marianna University School of Medicine  and Naoko Hayashi St. Luke’s International University.  Each...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Monica Laronda and colleagues recently published a paper in the Journal of Assisted Reproduction entitled "Good manufacturing practice requirements for the production of tissue vitrification and warming and recovery kits for clinical research​" . The main objective of this study was to...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Oncofertility colleagues, Drs. Richard Anderson and Melanie Davies from the UK recently published an editorial in The BMJ encouraging specialists across the UK to standardize fertility preservation interventions since awareness about fertility preservation remains relatively low. Despite national...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

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Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Each year the Oncofertility Conference brings together a diverse group of professionals who all share a passion for oncofertility. Oncofertility is a field that brings together a variety of different disciplines, backgrounds, and levels of experience. All conference attendees are encouraged to...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium congratulates Dr. Joao Pedro Caetano who is the newly elected president of the Brazilian Society of Human Reproduction.  The Brazilian Society of Human Reproduction was founded 70 years ago and is the most active organization in the region, bringing together physicians...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

As part of the Oncofertility Consortium's ongoing efforts to provide native language resources to patients and providers around the world, SaveMyFertility.org is now available in Turkish. Global Partner, Dr. Ayse Arvas from Onkofertilite Turkiye recently translated these resources and they are all...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Congratulations to our colleagues in Portugal who recently published a paper in Human Reproduction. The paper Factors associated with ovarian function recovery after chemotherapy for breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis appeared in the September online issue of the journal. To read...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Thank you all for attending the 2016 Oncofertility Conference.  This marked the 10th anniversary of the Oncofertility Conference and it was such a success. Thank you to all our speakers for giving such great talks and thanks to all our attendees who made this conference truly memorable. This year...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Congratulations to our partners in Germany who recently published in Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology. Many of the authors are members of the Research Group for Reproductive Medicine, Medical Faculty, Cologne University. Below are details about the paper and a link to access the full...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

This report represents a unique collaborative effort among international specialists in the field of oncology and reproductive medicine. An evidence based approach was used to develop recommendations regarding surveillance for premature ovarian insufficiency in female childhood, adolescent and...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Recently the American Society for Reproductive Medicine issued a new guideline assessing the impact of fertility drugs on the risk of cancer in women. This guideline was developed after a comprehensive literature search and grading the available data on this topic. The committee concluded that data...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

What Are Your Thoughts About Fertility Preservation?Dr. Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, Allison Goetsch, MS, CGC, and graduate student Kendra Frome, BS at Northwestern University are looking for participants who would be willing to take a 5-10 minute survey about fertility preservation!Partners of those...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Teresa Woodruff and Dr. Shuo Xiao attended the 17th International Congress of Endocrinology held conjunction with the 15th Annual Meeting of Chinese Society of Endocrinology from August 31 to September 4, 2016 in Beijing, China.During their time there, they visited several places to talk about...

Brigid Martz Smith

Connecting clinicians and researchers is paramount to the success of translational research within the Oncofertility Consortium.  In order to facilitate the translation from bench to bedside to babies, the Oncofertility Consortium created the National Physicians Cooperative (NPC).  The NPC is a...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Monica Laronda, formally a postdoc in the Woodruff Lab, is looking for a postdoc to join the Laronda Lab. Below is the job posting. Contact Dr. Laronda for further details.Postdoctoral Position in Pediatric Fertility and Hormone Preservation and RestorationA POSTDOCTORAL POSITION is available...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology reports endocrine abnormalities in aging childhood cancer survivors. The study, a part of the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study,  found "cumulative incidence and prevalence of endocrine abnormalities increased across the lifespan of survivors...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium hosts a variety of activities both in-person and online. In order to create enduring educational materials, the OC archives media from all its events and meetings. Previously recorded videos from Virtual Grand Rounds, Oncofertility Conferences, and other training...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Antoinette Anazodo, Director of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer at the Kids Cancer Centre at the Sydney Children's Hospital, and member of the Oncofertility Global Partners Network, is asking for support for Oncofertility Federal government changes in Australia. Below is a message from Dr....

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