I have never been one to casually talk about sex.
Research and care for cancer have made great progress in the last decade. Many more people survive a once fatal illness, and look ahead to a hopeful future. But the treatment of cancer can have serious side effects, including the possible end of a person’s reproductive life. Most life-saving cancer regimens risk harming or destroying the sperm and eggs needed for normal reproduction. For men, the solution is straightforward—freezing sperm before treatment begins and using it later.
How do you define yourself? By gender? Race? What about sexuality, origin, or even income?
Lauren is currently a Ph.D. student in the Interdepartmental Biological Sciences Program here at Northwestern University.
In 1987, my alma mater hosted a chemist from the University of Sussex named Sir Harold Kroto. I was fortunate enough to sit in on his lecture which detailed a collaboration between Dr.
Remember the arduous undertaking of learning to read? You spent hours grueling over sentences like, “My dog is brown. I love my dog.