Category Archives: Bryn Mawr Skin & Cancer

No-Scratch Allergy Testing Patch Test Strips Available

Bryn Mawr Skin & Cancer Institute offers the North American 80 Comprehensive Series NAC-80. A patch test will help us to determine if your skin condition is caused by an allergen that is present within your environment at home, leisure or at work. Examples of these allergens include nickel, fragrances, preservatives and hair dyes, just […]

Spotlight on Alison M. Palmer, BSN, RN

Favorite food? Buffalo chicken is most definitely a staple in my diet. Any hobbies? I love hot yoga and exploring the latest restaurants in Philly. Yoga is truly a practice and accomplishing new poses is exciting. I like to stay busy, but yoga provides me with time to re-focus. In recent years, the food scene […]

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 […]