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New! Patient Voices: Experiences with Cancer and Fertility

New! Patient Voices: Experiences with Cancer and Fertility


February 23, 2017


We are excited to announce our new website feature, Patient Voices, which shares patient and survivor experiences with cancer and fertility.


 
Partner Perspectives on Fertility Preservation

Partner Perspectives on Fertility Preservation


December 19, 2016


A team of researchers at Northwestern University is looking for participants who would be willing to take a short survey about fertility preservation.


 
Cervivor School: A advocacy training program for cervical cancer survivors

Cervivor School: A advocacy training program for cervical cancer survivors


July 15, 2016


Cervivor School is headed to Louisville, KY! Cervivor is a 501(c)(3) organization that is dedicated to raising awareness about cervical cancer. One of its key programs is “Cervivor School.” It is a program that allows cervical cancer survivors to take their own experience and use it to help create positive change for other survivors and for newly-diagnosed patients.


 
Share Your Story! Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics calling for patient stories about cancer and fertility

Share Your Story! Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics calling for patient stories about cancer and fertility


July 12, 2016


The Journal Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics has chosen to dedicate an issue to stories about patients and families who faced fertility issues as a result of a cancer diagnosis and treatment.


 
The Samfund: Scholarship Applications Now Open!

The Samfund: Scholarship Applications Now Open!


July 8, 2016


The Samfund grant cycle for summer/fall 2016 is now open and accepting applications.


 
New article identifies female patients don’t receive enough fertility information

New article identifies female patients don’t receive enough fertility information


May 27, 2016


Board member Joanne Kelvin discuss the results of her survivor study.


 
CALL TO ACTION!  Support Pending Fertility Preservation Legislation in New York

CALL TO ACTION! Support Pending Fertility Preservation Legislation in New York


May 18, 2016


Legislation in New York would expand the state’s infertility mandate to cover fertility preservation.


 
New Survey about Needs for Services to Help with Fertility and Sexuality Issues in Younger Breast Cancer Survivors

New Survey about Needs for Services to Help with Fertility and Sexuality Issues in Younger Breast Cancer Survivors


April 27, 2016


Dr. Leslie Schover, a pioneering researcher in the field of sexuality and fertility after cancer, has launched a new survey about the specific reproductive health needs of women who were diagnosed with breast cancer before menopause.


 
Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Illinois Disputed Embryos Case

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Illinois Disputed Embryos Case


March 8, 2016


The Supreme Court of the United States refused to take up a case involving disputed embryos that were created for fertility preservation purposes.


 
Is there a fertility window after cancer treatment?

Is there a fertility window after cancer treatment?


November 18, 2015


Young cancer survivors want to be able to have their own families after cancer treatment. For girls and young women, cancer treatments can cause infertility and early ovarian failure. But for many young survivors, there is be a window of time in which they are still fertile, which we’ll call the “reproductive window”.