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COVID19 Vaccine Booster: Yes or No?

Discussion around booster shots for the COVID19 vaccine has been going on for a few months now.  At the end of September, Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) put out their recommendations on the booster shot. The recommendation is for people who received their last shot of the Pfizer BioNTech […]

Cancer Patients And Pets- Benefits And Risks Of Pet Ownership While Battling Cancer

Guest post from Dr. Shyamali Singhal, MD Surgical Oncologist Founder of Hope & Beauty Taking Care Of Pets While Undergoing Cancer Treatment For many cancer patients, the comfort and love offered by their pets as they navigate treatment, recovery, and survivorship can be invaluable. Yet the physical and financial strains of treatment can exacerbate the challenges of […]

COVID19 Vaccine in Pregnancy: CDC Update

Though the COVID19 Vaccine has been recommended for all pregnant women since January by the American Society of Reproductive Medicine and since July by the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology and the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, the CDC put out an urgent recommendation this week for the vaccination of all pregnant women due to […]

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Period Changes? Is it the pandemic? COVID19? the Vaccine? the NIH wants to know!

As OBGYNs, one of the more common complaints patients bring up with us are irregularities in their periods.  For many women, periods of stress: travel, final exams, a big move, major life events, can throw off their cycle for a month or two.   For other women, there are medical issues: hormonal, structural, that cause the […]

COVID- 19 Vaccine And Cancer Treatment

Guest post from Dr. Shyamali Singhal, MD Surgical Oncologist Founder of Hope & Beauty Can Cancer Patients That Are Undergoing Cancer Treatment Receive The Vaccine Safely? There are currently three different vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson/Janssen, that have received emergency approval from the FDA and are being widely distributed in the country. The Centers for […]

Yes, We Recommend Pregnant Women Get the COVID19 Vaccine!

The COVID19 vaccine was first approved for use in December of 2020.  Though guidelines weren’t clear for pregnant women, many pregnant healthcare workers and first responders chose to be among the first to get vaccinated in December and January. In January of 2021, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) put out a clear statement […]

Sun And Hair- How Can We Protect Our Hair From Harmful Sun Rays

Guest post from Dr. Shyamali Singhal, MD Surgical Oncologist Founder of Hope & Beauty Protecting Your Hair From Sun We all know how important it is to apply sunscreen during those hot, long summer days to prevent skin damage. But did you know the sun can also damage your hair? If your hair has prolonged exposure to […]

July Is Sarcoma Awareness Month

Guest post from Dr. Shyamali Singhal, MD Surgical Oncologist Founder of Hope & Beauty What Should We Know About The “Forgotten Cancer” Why do we have a Sarcoma Awareness Month?  Simply, sarcoma is still considered to be the “forgotten cancer.”  Efforts to encourage research and drug development are made more challenging due to a lack of awareness […]

Common Misconceptions About Cancer And Cancer Treatment

Myths About Cancer and Cancer Treatment Can Potentially Cause More Harm Guest post from Dr. Shyamali Singhal, MD Surgical Oncologist Founder of Hope & Beauty Short List Of Most Popular Cancer Myths When it comes to cancer, there are many myths out there. Those myths often lead to even more stress for patients than they were already […]

The Importance Of Self Care For Cancer Patients

How Cancer Patients Can Still Practice Self-Care Rituals Guest post from Dr. Shyamali Singhal, MD Surgical Oncologist Founder of Hope & Beauty Most people have many things on their bucket list. But so often people neglect their personal needs. Self-care is important for everyone, but this is particularly true for those touched by a life-changing disease like […]

We've Moved!

Our office has finally moved into our brand new, larger space in the Sobrato Pavilion.
Please allow yourself additional time to find our space, park in the Sobrato Parking Structure, and find our suite on the 6th floor!

We can't wait for you to see it!

Map of ECH campus and our new location