November 2016

Announcement from Brazil

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, scientists and allied health professionals in the field of human reproduction. 

Oncofertility Resources Available in Turkish

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

Fertility Preservation for Children Diagnosed with Cancer - Kanser Teşhisi Gören Çocuklar İçin Doğurganlık Koruma

New Publication from Portuguese Global Partners

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 the article it its entirety, click here

Presentations from the 2016 Oncofertility Conference Now Online!!

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 was highlighted by a full day of education sessions on November 1, followed by two full days of lectures. All of the lectures from November 2 and 3 are now permanently archived online for anyone to watch anytime! Please enjoy these videos and we look forward to seeing you all next year for the 11th Annual Oncofertility Conference on November 14-16, 2017!  

Watch the presentations from the 2016 Oncofertility Conference here

New Publication from German Global Partner

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 publication. 

Cryopreservation and xenografting of human ovarian fragments: medulla decreases the phosphatidylserine translocation rate.
Vladimir Isachenko, Plamen Todorov, Evgenia Isachenko, Gohar Rahimi, Bettina Hanstein, Mahmoud Salama, Peter Mallmann, Andrey Tchorbanov, Paul Hardiman, Natalie Getreu and Markus Merzenich