Quick Snips

Dr. James Warneke conducting outreach on behalf of the Skin Cancer Institute

Skin Cancer: Not Just a Summer Concern

By: Maddie Russo | September 17, 2020

Just because the days are shorter and it’s not as hot out doesn’t mean we shouldn’t still be taking measures to protect ourselves from exposure to the sun and its potential health consequences, such as melanoma and other types of skin cancers. Skin surgical oncologist Dr. James Warneke discusses why we should be concerned about skin cancer and how to prevent it.

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A Surgeon without Hands: The 50 Year Adventure of Dr. Marlys Witte

By: Maddie Russo | July 21, 2020

One of the few surgeons "without hands," Dr. Marlys Witte's career has been full of firsts and notable moments: developing the first grant-funded Medical Student Research Program, conducting research on the international stage, and pioneering the field of lymphology, just to name a few. In honor of her 50th anniversary with the DoS, read about Dr. Witte's unique and adventurous career and what it means to be a surgeon without hands.

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Dr. Marlon Guerrero, associate professor and vice chair of quality and performance, University of Arizona Department of Surgery

Diversity & Inclusion Spotlight: Dr. Marlon Guerrero

By: Maddie Russo | May 15, 2020

Dr. Marlon Guerrero grew up in an underserved neighborhood in Ecuador and immigrated to San Francisco when he was eight years old. In his Diversity & Inclusion Spotlight, he discusses how the challenges he faced fuel his daily resiliency and have instilled in him a passion for mentorship of aspiring surgeons from backgrounds under-represented in surgery.

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