So you want to be a surgeon?

    Surgeons make up one third of all physicians in the United States, and women in surgery are far less represented than in any other specialty. What is it like to be a surgeon? I have had the opportunity to shadow a general surgeon over this past year and I am fortunate enough to … Continue reading So you want to be a surgeon?

Tumor Suppressor p16 – 08/10/18 SJH Tumor Board Meeting

On August 10th, 2018 I attended St. Joseph Hospital's Tumor board conference with a general surgeon. At the conference, she presented two cases of squamous cell carcinoma of the rectal/anal area. Anal carcinomas are rare, with, an incidence of only 1 to 2.5 cases per 100,000 people per year in most countries. While I was … Continue reading Tumor Suppressor p16 – 08/10/18 SJH Tumor Board Meeting