October is marked to be the breast awareness month. Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women. The good news is that most women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early. A mammogram – the screening test for breast cancer – can help find breast cancer early when it’s easier to treat.Read More
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is in full-swing, and there is a lot to talk about. Prostate cancer is the 2nd most common type of cancer affecting men in the United States and there are more than 2 million survivors of prostate cancer across the country.Read More
Cancer during pregnancy is not very common. Cancer itself rarely affects the growing baby directly. Dr. Shyamali Singhal said we expect that the number of women diagnosed with cancer while pregnant will increase in years to come.
Summer is here, and it’s high time to hit the beach, have a pool party, go for a swim, have ice creams and snow cones and just hang out with friends in a garden on sunny days. Apart from all the fun, cancer patients will also need to take precautions to protect sensitive skin from the sun.Read More
Organizations such as The Lung Cancer Alliance and the National Cervical Cancer Coalition provide support, education, and raise awareness for individual cancers. They will assign or acknowledge the color of the ribbon for each specific cancer. Dr. Shymali Singhal suggests cancer patients find their respective cancer color and connect with the organization that takes care of it.Read More