Archive for the ‘Breast Cancer Awareness’ Category


Go Team TFC!

by | August 26th, 2016

Raising breast cancer awareness and the number of mammograms we can provide Wendy Blocker’s a go-to person here at TFC. She’s good at hand-holding and team building through some pretty tough situations. It’s no surprise that she was recognized, along with her mom, by Susan G. Komen Austin for her ongoing efforts on the Race  

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Caitlyn’s Blog – Texas Fertility Center Comes Together for a Cure

Caitlyn Allen

by | December 1st, 2015

Texas Fertility Center shows unprecedented support for women’s health – breast cancer awareness I have always been impressed by the teamwork at Texas Fertility Center. It’s obvious that the staff has a deep sense of camaraderie; you can see it in their easy communication, their friendly professionalism, and the way they act like the office  

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Good Call: Erin Preserved Her Fertility

by | October 23rd, 2013

Erin’s Story of Hope. After a breast cancer diagnosis, you will make many phone calls. If you still plan to get pregnant and start or add to your family, one of those calls should be to a fertility specialist. Erin called Texas Fertility Center and Dr. Kaylen Silverberg after she found out that she had  

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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  

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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  

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Fertility Preservation Options

Kaylen Silverberg, M.D.

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  

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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  

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12 Resolutions of a TFC Fertility Specialist

by | January 2nd, 2012

The new year will bring renewed hope for many couples trying to get pregnant. As you resolve to make changes to enhance your fertility (such as maintaining an optimal weight, diet and lifestyle), you may wonder what steps your fertility doctor will take to enhance his or her skills and improve your chances. First of  

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Breast Cancer and Fertility Preservation Options

by | November 12th, 2011

Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis would likely send ripple effects through your whole life. If you or a loved one is grappling with this kind of news, it can feel overwhelming. Part of the planning at this point involves forming a strategy to fight this disease and thinking about the future. Early detection and advances  

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Renewing Your Body and Spirit after Breast Cancer

by | November 1st, 2011

Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis will radically change your life. Because of early detection, more and more women are fighting breast cancer and winning the battle with this disease. The five-year survival rate for Stage 0 and Stage 1 breast cancer is approximately 100 percent, and Stage 2 patients have an 86-percent survival rate for  

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