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Marylou O’Donnell has been a teaching professional for 31 years focusing on computer programming, chemistry and biology instruction. She is currently the High School Research Coordinator at Plainview Old Bethpage High School in Plainview, NY and the mentor for Julia Park, recipient of the 2016 and 2017 Emperor Science Award.
Scientists supported by the Stand Up To Cancer-St. Baldrick’s Foundation Pediatric Cancer Dream Team have identified a promising new target for possible treatment of neuroblastoma, the most common cancer in infants.
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Jeffrey E. Gershenwald, MD, a surgical oncologist from MD Anderson Cancer Center and a member of the SU2C-MRA Dream Team JSAC, published an op-ed in Newsweek highlighting that skin cancers (including melanoma, a more aggressive form of skin cancer) are on the rise – and are readily prevented with proper sun safety practices. In the article, Dr. Gershenwald discusses the need to increase use of sunscreen, protective clothing, limiting exposure and public policy to allow children access to over-the-counter sun screen use while at school, and to restrict minor’s access to indoor tanning beds.