Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops in certain skin cells called melanocytes. These are the cells that make the pigment (melanin) that colors your skin. When exposed to UV radiation, such as sunlight, the melanocytes make more pigment, causing the skin to darken or tan.
Megan Johnson is a hard working physician making her way through her residency rotation. Although Megan has accomplished great things, it hasn’t always been smooth sailing. Megan was once a pediatric patient at Roswell Park who had been given just a 10 percent chance of survival.
Are you interested in a career in science? Maybe you want to be a surgical oncologist, pediatric oncolgy nurse, physical therapist or researcher!
Calling all high school students interested in a career in the medical field! Applications are dueJanuary 9 for the Junior Robotic Surgery Challenge. This is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience in robotic surgery.