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Preserving Fertility Before and After Cancer Treatment

Bridging oncology and reproductive medicine to help preserve fertility before and after cancer treatment.

Dr. Janet S. Rader co-chairs cervical cancer study published in Nature

March 28 - Corresponding author and co-chair Janet S. Rader, MD, and contributors Denise Uyar, MD, William Bradley, MD and Behnaz Behmaram, MD, published the article Integrated Genomic and Molecular Characterization of Cervical Cancer in the March 16, 2017 issue of the journal Nature. It is one of the largest comprehensive genomic studies of cervical cancer published to date. The massive undertaking was accomplished by the collaboration of over 50 institutions and 300 investigators.

National Women Physician Day

Feb. 3 - February 3 marks the 196th birthday of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States. By taking these first courageous steps forward, Dr. Blackwell opened the door for women to enter the field of medicine - a career that had previously been inaccessible to females.

Perinatal group: Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy being offered by Dr. Abbey Kruper

Dec. 30 - Mindfulness is an accepting and non-judgmental awareness of thoughts, emotions, and present circumstances. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) blends cognitive therapy and mindfulness practices. Participants familiarize themselves with modes of thinking that contribute to negative mood states and develop new relationships to thoughts to promote healthier ways of living.

Registration open for Women’s Health Conference on April 7

Feb. 27 - The 19th annual Women’s Health Conference will be held on Friday April 7, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at a new location: Harley-Davidson Museum®, 500 West Canal Street, Milwaukee.

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