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Posted by Stacy Tsai">Stacy Tsai on Monday, February 27, 2012 - 16:16 | Cancer and Fertility Preservation
Scientists recently found primitive “stem cells” in the ovaries of young adult women and have successfully developed those cells into eggs. One of the implications of this finding may be that for young women who have become infertile for reasons such as chemotherapy, they may be able to overcome their oncofertility issues. From NPR's Health Blog   Study Suggests Way To Create New Eggs In Women By: Rob Stein
Posted by Stacy Tsai">Stacy Tsai on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 11:45 | Cancer and Fertility Preservation
For young women with cancer, ob/gyns are the best advocates for patients when it comes to future fertility. Below is a blog post from the Oncofertility Consortium at Northwestern University.   The Role of OB/GYN in Comprehensive Cancer Care POSTED BY ANGELA KRAUSFELDT
Posted by Stacy Tsai">Stacy Tsai on Monday, September 26, 2011 - 14:19 | Cancer and Fertility Preservation
The Oncofertility Consortium has launched the FIRST national long-term study to examine how different cancers and treatments affect the fertility and reproductive health of women cancer patients and survivors. Women ages 18-44 who received their cancer diagnosis within 3 years qualify for the study. There is an online questionnaire about women's reproductive health that the participant answers on a yearly basis. This study is funded by the National Institutes of Health and has been approved by the UCSD Institutional Review Board.

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