March 2015

Clinical Referrals: Cancer Knowledge Network

We welcome our Canadian Global Partners, Cancer Knowledge Network, as guests today on our blog.  Read on below for information about their program.



Fertility Clinic Referral for Breast Cancer Patients: The Sooner the Better

by Dr. Ellen Warner, MD, M.Sc., FRCPC, FACP

Contrary to long-held myths, we now know from well-designed studies that:

International Symposium on Fertility Preservation

We are pleased to announce that our Global Partners in India hosted a very successful international meeting February 28-March 1, 2015.  Here is a note from their center Director, Dr. Satish Kumar Adiga:


International Symposium on Fertility Preservation: From basic research to clinical applications

We had two reasons for organizing the International Symposium on Fertility Preservation which took place February 28th – March 1st in Manipal, India. First, we thought this would create a platform for experts from different disciplines to understand the need of fertility preservation as fertility preservation has still not gained much attention in India.

NPC Member Spotlight: University of Illinois at Chicago

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, to  If you are interested in learning more about how to join the NPC, contact Brigid Smith at or (312)503-2506.