Category: Cancer Care

Positive News in Breast Cancer Rates

Breast cancer remains one of the most common cancers in women and often develops during a very busy period of a woman’s life.   Fortunately, between office based breast exams and regular mammograms, we’ve made a lot of headway in catching the disease at earlier and earlier stages.   But recently there’s been good news on the […]

The Link Between Microbiome And Cancer

Guest post from Dr. Shyamali Singhal, MD Surgical Oncologist Founder of Hope & Beauty Can We Prevent Some Types Of Cancer By Changing Our Microbiome? The term “microbiome” applies to the combination of all of the gene sequences from a population of microbes in the human body. High-throughput DNA amplification and sequencing technologies of the microbial communities […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cervical Cancer And How To Prevent It

Causes And Prevention Of Cervical Cancer Guest post from Dr. Shyamali Singhal, MD Surgical Oncologist Founder of Hope & Beauty   Each year, more than 13,000 women in the US are diagnosed with cervical cancer. Up until recently, cervical cancer was one of the head causes of cancer-caused deaths for women in the United States. “It’s essential […]

Cancer And Happiness

Can We Be Happy While Living with Cancer? Guest post from Dr. Shyamali Singhal, MD Surgical Oncologist Founder of Hope & Beauty Cancer is an awful disease that affects all walks of human life. Issues linked to the quality of life are vitally important for patients’ chances of recovery. We’ll discuss this topic further in this blog. […]

The Underlying Link Between Cancer And Beauty Products

Cancer And Cosmetics- The Chthonic Connection Guest post from Dr. Shyamali Singhal, MD Surgical Oncologist Founder of Hope & Beauty The chemicals in cosmetics are meant to make us look and feel better, but the research heavily implies that some of these chemicals can lead to a heightened risk of the development of cancer. Because personal care […]