Fifty years since the National Cancer Act of 1971 declared “War on Cancer” and a decade since the first drug, an immunotherapy, was approved to treat metastatic melanoma, a leading clinician researcher goes head to head with melanoma brain metastasis.
Pursuing a career as a plastic surgeon has been a perfect fit for Sonali Biswas. Drawn to art at an early age, she would often sketch out human figures on paper, connecting bones and muscles with each scratch of her pencil or swipe of her paintbrush.
As a pediatrician, Sarah Armstrong, MD, has devoted her career to improving children’s health and well-being.
“My training allowed me to deal with most of the pediatric conditions that came into my office,” Armstrong said, “but by the late 1990s – early 2000s, something different was emerging. More kids were coming in with obesity and exhibiting adult-type problems.”