Category Archives: Bryn Mawr Skin & Cancer

Merkel Cell Carcinoma – Q & A with Dr. Cirillo-Hyland

What is Merkel Cell Carcinoma? Merkel Cell Carcinoma is a rare type of aggressive skin cancer that usually appears as a flesh colored or red-blue nodule on sun-exposed skin such as the head, face, neck and arms. However, it can occur anywhere on the body including sun-protected areas. Merkel Cell Carcinoma is caused byt he […]

Dunwoody Village Health Fair – Cirillo

Dunwoody Village Health Fair – Cirillo was last modified: October 3rd, 2018 by CirilloHyland

SAP America Health Fair in Newtown Square, PA

Bryn Mawr Skin & Cancer Institute – active in the community, volunteered at the SAP America Health Fair in Newtown Square, PA this month. In addition to sharing skin care samples and information about skin cancer prevention, Bryn Mawr Skin & Cancer physicians donated two evenings of their time to conduct free skin cancer checks […]

Janet E. DeSipio, PA-C – Physician Assistant Spotlight

What educational path did you take to becoming a physician assistant? My work study during undergrad at Lehigh University was as a medical attendant in the University Health Center. I loved the patient contact and the medical decision making that I had to make. At that time there was a brand new career called “Physician […]

Sara Mancini, PA-C – Physician Assistant Spotlight

Favorite food? Crab. Hobbies? Reading. Camping. What made you interested in becoming a Physician Assistant? I became interested in medicine when I was 18 working during the summer as a dialysis technician. I loved the trust and relationships I built with the patients I treated. After my freshman year as a Pharmacy student, I switched […]

MOHS Skin Cancer Surgery

How does it work? MOHS uses a very precise technique in which small layers of skin are removed and examined under a microscope until the samples indicate that the skin cancer has been completely removed… See MOHS MOHS Skin Cancer Surgery was last modified: May 11th, 2018 by CirilloHyland

May is National Melanoma Awareness Month

Here are some great tips from the American Academy of Dermatology: How to select a sunscreen How to spot skin cancer How to check yourself for signs of skin cancer May is National Melanoma Awareness Month was last modified: May 11th, 2018 by CirilloHyland