Blog Posts Tagged fertility preservation

  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and An Opportunity to Discuss Fertility Preservation

    When a person is facing a new cancer diagnosis, having children may not seem like a top priority.  However, an important part of the treatment plan includes evaluating how this cancer treatment can potentially affect other aspects of life including fertility.

  • The Four Biggest Reasons Not to Delay Fertility Treatments

    Many couples who decide to start a family are shocked when they aren’t able to get pregnant right away, but the truth is this is a very common problem in the US. In fact, one in eight couples struggle with infertility. So what can be done about it?

  • Does Having the BRCA Gene Affect My Fertility?

    We’ve been hearing a lot about the BRCA (aka the breast cancer) gene lately, especially after well-known celebrities have come out publicly to acknowledge they have it and shared the radical steps they are taking to keep cancer at bay. However, the BRCA gene may not just cause cancer in women. Studies suggest there may be a fertility component as well. Dr. Heather Cook explores the facts in this month’s blog.