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Chemotherapy Hair loss

Hair loss is a major problem that the cancer patient faces, especially those who go under chemotherapy. The chance of hair loss not only from the head but also from the face, eyebrows, pubic, armpit and eyelashes may also fall off. The type of drug and the dose received are responsible for this. The drugs…

Chemotherapy: Heart problem?

  Drugs that are used in chemo can be sometimes dangerous and cause heart problems. The drug such as Anthracycline is the major one which brings up the problem. Hypertension arises in some people but it is very rare. Some other drugs such as trastuzumab and pertuzumab used in the treatment of breast and other…

Mohammad Riaz, MD

Dr. Riaz is board certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Palliative Medicine. He regards his patients as part of his family, focusing on their comfort while being committed to helping them live each day to its fullest. Trained in Palliative and Hospice care, Dr. Riaz will aid your recovery by relieving the symptoms of…

Shagufta Naqvi, MD

Dr. Naqvi is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology with a sub-specialty in breast care. Dr. Naqvi designs specific treatment plans to suit each patient’s unique lifestyle to ensure as little disruption as possible in his or her daily schedules. Her top priority is the comfort of her patient and strives to make…

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Personalized Care from our team

It takes more than medicine for people to heal. The physicians and staff at Premier Oncology Consultants want our patients to feel safe, cared for, and confident in our devotion to their mental and physical well-being. Our top priority is our patients, and our mission is to develop strong trusting relationships with our patients and…