Texas Fertility Center News

TFC Presents Data on Ovarian Reserve Testing and Novel Progesterone Administration at Annual ASRM Meeting

by | November 6th, 2012

Since its inception, Texas Fertility Center has devoted significant time and resources to fertility research because we know that even a small tweak to treatment protocols can lead to the birth of your baby. Our fertility specialists and scientists strive each and every day to perfect the miraculous breakthroughs that led to the very first…Read the Rest of Article

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Preserving Fertility

by | October 31st, 2012

I am so incredibly blessed to be part of a wonderful team here at TFC that changes people’s lives every day. I am awestruck when those same patients can then change my life in a very personal way with their heartfelt gratitude. Recently, I had a patient who was newly diagnosed with cancer who came…Read the Rest of Article

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TFC Staff ‘Setting the Course’ for Reproductive Medicine

by | October 30th, 2012

We were in San Diego last week, along with 6,000 fertility specialists, nurses and scientists, for the American Society for Reproductive Medicine’s annual meeting ~ ASRM 2012. Texas Fertility Center sent Drs. Kaylen Silverberg and Natalie Burger; Tom, Kristin, and Hank from the TFC lab; Third Party Reproductive Coordinator Leanne; Director of Clinical Operations Kathy…Read the Rest of Article

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What Does Infertility Have in Common with Breast Cancer?

by | October 9th, 2012

The infertility community shares a sobering statistic with breast cancer patients: One in 8 women will face a breast cancer diagnosis and one in 8 couples will experience infertility. Like advances in reproductive medicine that offer hope for a cure, breast cancer treatment and early detection are helping women survive their breast cancer diagnosis. You…Read the Rest of Article

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Fertility Preservation Options

by | October 8th, 2012

Preserving fertility by freezing eggs, sperm, or embryos is recommended for patients in many different circumstances. While this issue of our newsletter is highlighting breast cancer awareness, I would also like to take this opportunity to discuss some other scenarios in which fertility preservation should be considered. The treatments needed to help eradicate cancer in…Read the Rest of Article

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TFC Takes Steps to Cure Breast Cancer

by | October 2nd, 2012

At Texas Fertility Center, we passionately advocate for women’s health issues, from changing laws to make infertility treatment affordable to raising awareness about breast cancer prevention and treatment. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, TFC will share blog topics, Facebook posts and Twitter tweets that encourage our online friends to get involved. When you LIKE, share…Read the Rest of Article

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Sometimes Symptomless, Endometrial Polyps Can Cause Infertility

by | September 7th, 2012

If you’ve checked the box “bleeding between periods” or “irregular menstrual periods” on your health history form, your obgyn or fertility doctor may suspect a number of causes, including endometrial polyps. These overgrowths on the inside lining (endometrium) of the uterine wall are common and usually benign, but can interfere with your goal of getting pregnant. Studies…Read the Rest of Article

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What TFC Is Doing To Help the Infertility Community

by | September 1st, 2012

Out of pocket? What TFC is doing to help the infertility community Caring for patients involves more than infertility diagnosis, treatment and resolution. Texas Fertility Center physicians and staff spend time, here in Austin and Washington D.C., advocating for those faced with infertility. These efforts include building awareness among our legislative delegation about infertility, supporting…Read the Rest of Article

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How Third-Party Reproduction Can Help Infertility

by | August 21st, 2012

Third party reproduction refers to the use of donor egg (oocyte), donor sperm and/or gestational carrier services. It can make pregnancy possible for individuals and couples who might otherwise not have options for having a child. Texas Fertility Center provides a variety of donor services – including an in-house donor egg program, which allows us…Read the Rest of Article

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Have your Voice Heard: Support the Family Act of 2011

by | August 13th, 2012

As you know, infertility treatment is often not covered by insurance.  This unfortunate fact prevents many couples who could easily benefit from fertility diagnosis and treatment from even seeking care.  In fact, studies have shown that fewer than 50% of couples with infertility ever see any medical professional and less than 20% eventually see a…Read the Rest of Article

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