In this episode of The Onco’Zine Brief Peter Hofland and Sonia Portillo talk with Alice Crisci.

Alice is a cancer survivor.

As part of her journey to survival Crisci founded Fertile Action, a cancer charity established to ensure fertile people touched by cancer can become mothers. As a cancer survivor and a single mom who faced issues of infertility, Alice dealt with the challenges of figuring out how preserve her fertility so that one day she could have a child.

Alice own need resulted in the founding of a non-profit organization – Fertile Acton – which provides Education and Advocacy, offering empowering education to patients and physicians, and help oncologists have specific fertility conversation with patients during the treatment planning phase

Crisci founded Fertile Action a few weeks after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. At that time she was just 31-years-old.

Crisci also launched MedAnswers, a digital health app that connects anonymous patients, to board certified experts in various medical disciplines for personalized question and answer sessions.