Journal article

Creating a Global Community of Practice for Oncofertility

Lauren M Ataman, Jhenifer K Rodrigues, Ricardo M Marinho, Joao PJ Caetano, Mauricio B Chehin, Eduardo L Alves da Motta, Paulo Serafini, Nao Suzuki, Tatsuro Furui, Seido Takae, Yodo Sugishita, Ken-Ichiro Morishige, Teresa Almeida-Santos, Claudia Melo, Karen Buzaglo, Kate Irwin, W Hamish Wallace, Richard A Anderson, Roderick T Mitchell, Evelyn E Telfer Show all

JCO Global Oncology | AMER SOC CLINICAL ONCOLOGY | Published : 2020


Fertility preservation in the cancer setting, known as oncofertility, is a field that requires cross-disciplinary interaction between physicians, basic scientists, clinical researchers, ethicists, lawyers, educators, and religious leaders. Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Oncofertility Consortium (OC) was formed to be a scientifically grounded, transparent, and altruistic resource, both intellectual and monetary, for building this new field of practice capable of addressing the unique needs of young patients with cancer. The OC has expanded its attention to include other nonmalignant conditions that can threaten fertility, and the work of the OC now extends around the globe, ..

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Awarded by Center for Reproductive Health After Disease

Funding Acknowledgements

Supported by the Center for Reproductive Health After Disease (Grant No. P50HD076188) from the National Institutes of Health National Center for Translational Research in Reproduction and Infertility.