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What San Antonio Should Know about Fertility Specialist Dr. Summer James

by | May 14, 2013

Q: You were once chief resident, and likely had your pick of sub-specialties. Why did you choose reproductive endocrinology? A: We perform rotations as interns, so I spent time with reproductive endocrinologists during my residency. I saw my first ultrasounds during that time, and experienced moments when couples saw or heard the baby’s heartbeat. That read more

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A Valentine’s Day Message from TFC

by | February 12, 2013

You could say that Texas Fertility Center embraces Valentine’s Day. It’s a holiday devoted to love, and what better embodiment of that emotion than a baby born of a selfless desire to devote oneself entirely to another. Couples experiencing infertility go to extraordinary lengths to pass down a legacy of love to the next generation, read more

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Fertility Preservation Options

by | October 8, 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 more

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Why TFC? Who We Are

by | May 8, 2012

When a patient of mine recently moved to California, she asked me to refer her to a specialist who could continue her care.  Drs. Vaughn, Hansard, Burger, and I have each noticed that when we provide our patients with a couple of names, they frequently ask us why we chose those particular specialists over many read more

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Resolve to Not Ignore Infertility

by | March 24, 2012

Infertility can be a devastating disease the affects millions in our country, 6.1 million women to be exact. One in every eight couples in the nation experiences infertility. Those statistics are difficult to swallow. Infertility is a disease that you can do something about. The time is now. No time has ever been better to read more

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