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Dr. ABC XYZ

Dr. ABC XYZ

Breast cancer - Modern day bane that many women have overcome - 7th August 2017

A topic that can strike terror in the heart of any woman, breast cancer is the most common cancer, the most invasive one and also ranks as the secondmost common cause of cancer death among women. So whether it's a young mom or an older mother, a working woman or homemaker, a Polynesian or a Chinese - is the dice always loaded against women? Or are there some characteristics and risk factors which make some women prone than others to be afflicted by this often difficult-to-detect and quite often fatal disease?

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Dr. Firuza Parikh

Dr. Firuza Parikh

Egg Freezing - 11th April 2017

Unlike a man who continues to produce sperm throughout most of his life, a woman has a finite number of eggs which are by and large depleted in the early forties. Freezing eggs can be a very reassuring and empowering step, and it allows women to take control of their own fertility.

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Dr. ABC XYZ

Dr. ABC XYZ

Focusing on Fibromyalgia - 3rd April 2016

You’ve probably heard of fibromyalgia, but you may not know what it is. Fibromyalgia is a long-term (chronic) pain condition that affects 5 million or more Americans ages 18 and older. For unknown reasons, most people diagnosed with fibromyalgia are women, although men and children also can be affected. People with certain disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus, may also have fibromyalgia, which can affect their disease course and treatment.

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