Leah Bressler

CCHMC Oncofertility Consortium Panel Presentation Nov 2015

The final day of the Oncofertility Conference was high-yield for attendees, who were fortunate to hear about best practices in oncofertility from the experts at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC). Please find their...

Leah Bressler

Dr. Lesley Breech and her Oncofertility team at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital medical Center (CCHMC) shared a fascinating and high-yield overview of best practices in implementing a high-powered oncofertility program. Attendees gained practical knowledge and insight into how a successful...

Leah Bressler

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...

Leah Bressler

Dr. Anazodo, Director of the Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Center at Sydney Children's Hospital in Australia, explained how big data can be used to track and improve fertility preservation procedures. The FUTuRE (Fertility Understanding Through Registry and Evaluation) Fertility Research Group ...

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The first Panel Discussion of the Conference was a well-attended discussion of issues in fertility preservation. The session was moderated by pediatric oncologists Dr. Yasmin Gosiengfiao of Lurie Children's and Dr. Anna Franklin of MD Anderson, Olivia Jaworek Frias, RN patient...

Leah Bressler

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 agents are...

Leah Bressler

The morning session, advances in bench research, began with a stimulating and thorough review on ovarian follicle development in vitro by Dr. Woodruff. Attendees learned that human follicle culture in vivo using a two-step, growth-stage-dependent maturation process is associated with greater...

Leah Bressler

Today, we're excited to introduce a new blog series streaming live from the 9th annual Oncofertility Conference, Critical Conversations in Oncofertility: Pediatrics and Beyond, which focuses on pediatric oncofertility and is attended by physicians and scientists from all over the globe.

First a...

Brigid Martz Smith

We're exited to begin a 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, to ...

Brigid Martz Smith

We're exited to begin a 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, to ...

Brigid Martz Smith

We're exited to begin a 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, to ...

Brigid Martz Smith

We're exited to begin a 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, to ...

Brigid Martz Smith

SHARE, a support group for women facing breast and ovarian cancer,  has some great free webinars coming up and all are invited to participate!

Metastatic Breast Cancer:  On Thursday, January 29, from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST, Dr. Shari Goldfarb of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, will answer...

Brigid Martz Smith

Last month, Spain hosted the first assisted reproduction trade fair for patients, inviTRA. The best national and international clinics participated in the free event with exhibitors able to directly address patients during seminars.  Attendees received access to the associated magazine, Assisted...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Woodruff was featured in a recent article in Evidence-Based Oncology. Read the article below:

Fertility Preservation in Young Cancer Patients

Published Online: November 17, 2014
Surabhi Dangi-Garimella, PhD

Advanced diagnostic tools and innovative treatment measures in cancer have increased...

Brigid Martz Smith

This Friday and Saturday, November 21-22, 2014, marks the 17th Annual Oncology Nursing Conference which will be hosted by the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center.  This year's meeting, Survivorship: From Diagnosis and Beyond, will tackle important topics facing cancer survivors; from...

Brigid Martz Smith

This past year, Stupid Cancer unveiled a new iPhone* app, Instapeer, to ensure that cancer patients never feel isolated during their treatment.  Instapeer is now looking for beta testers for their app.

If you are an AYA patient, survivor or caregiver, please visit http://instapeer.org and sign up...

Brigid Martz Smith

Yesterday, it was announced that Facebook and Apple are offering egg freezing as part of their insurance coverage for female employees.  Today, there are various editorials, blogs, and opinion pieces regarding the policies; some supportive, some not.

Facebook began offering coverage of up to $20,...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Videos from the 2014 Oncofertility Consortium Conference are now online!! To view these, please click here. Enjoy!!

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