Cancer And Lifestyle- The Correlation Worth Looking Into

Bad Lifestyle Can Lead To Cancer- How Can This Be Reversed? Guest post from Dr. Shyamali Singhal, MD Surgical Oncologist Founder of Hope & Beauty Every year, more than 1 million Americans are expected to be diagnosed with cancer, a disease generally considered to be preventable. Only 5–10% of all cancer cases can be connected to genetic […]

Cancer And Social Media – Filtering The Information

Guest post from Dr. Shyamali Singhal, MD Surgical Oncologist Founder of Hope & Beauty Social Media Can Be Riddled With False Information- Learn How To Recognize Them Although very important and common in practice, limited effort has gone into understanding the driving factors behind the diffusion of cancer information on social media. With the rising numbers of […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Guest post from Dr. Shyamali Singhal, MD Surgical Oncologist Founder of Hope & Beauty What Do We Need To Know About Breast Cancer Early Detection Is Crucial The Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world every October, helps to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection, and treatment as well as palliative […]

What is Cellulitis?

Bacteria, most commonly streptococcus and staphylococcus, can enter cracks or disrupted areas of the skin, and cause Cellulitis, a non-contagious skin infection characterized by swollen, red skin. Cellulitis is a common, potentially serious condition, affecting 14.5 million people every year. The infection most often affects the lower legs, but can also occur in the face, […]

Maintaining Your Looks During Chemo

By Shyamali Singhal, MD Surgical Oncologist Founder of Hope & Beauty Dr. Singhal’s Tips On How To Look and Feel Great While Undergoing Cancer Treatment Every new year there are millions of people around the world getting the big C diagnosis. Luckily, cancer treatments have come a really long way in the past couple of decades. Still, […]

US Cancer Mortality Rate Sees Record Decline

As the second leading cause of death, cancer has always been viewed as an indestructible, vicious disease that has inflicted physical, emotional, and financial strain on individuals, families, and communities worldwide. The war against cancer has been long-standing; however, recent statistics suggest that we could have an eventual victory. The American Cancer Society reports that […]

IUD May Reduce Risk of Ovarian Cancer

The American Cancer Society estimates that over 21,000 women in the US will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer in 2020, and almost 14,000 women will die from it. In 2017, there were over 233,000 people living with the disease. Unfortunately, ovarian cancer is hard to detect, and often is detected too late. It […]

Keeping Your Self-Esteem Up After a Mastectomy

Guest post from Dr. Shyamali Singhal, MD Surgical Oncologist Founder of Hope & Beauty   The road to breast reconstruction starts following the diagnosis of breast cancer, often identified after mammogram imaging, a type of X-ray that looks at breast tissue. If a subsequent biopsy tests positive for cancer, the battle to fight it begins. If it’s […]

Declining Estrogen Levels During Menopause And Dementia

60% of middle-aged women report difficulty concentrating and experiencing cognitive issues. While a cognitive decline is expected with age, studies indicate that a contributing factor could be menopause, which is characterized by a decline in reproductive hormones such as estrogen and progesterone. Estrogen, primarily known for its function in menstruation and reproductive well-being, also serves […]

Excessive Sweating: Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis is a condition that causes excessive sweating. Sweat, the body’s primary way to cool down, is produced in hyperhidrosis even when there is no need for it.   Hyperhidrosis has two subtypes: Primary hyperhidrosis generally affects both sides of the body. Secondary hyperhidrosis, or generalized hyperhidrosis, is induced by another condition including but not […]