Healthcare providers, nurses, and patients can find more resources including, nearby fertility preservation clinics and referral help through The Oncofertility Consortium, a nationwide, interdisciplinary effort encompassing a diverse network of scientists, medical specialists, and scholars dedicated to researching and improving fertility preservation options among young cancer patients.


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