Photo of woman to look like she is holding the sun by Rampal Singh. Photo posted on Dr. James Goydos 2021 article ‘summer is here, is your skin safe’
Photo of woman to look like she is holding the sun by Rampal Singh. Photo posted on Dr. James Goydos 2021 article ‘summer is here, is your skin safe’
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Writing by Dr. James Goydos on skin cancer, healthcare, computer vision, and more on Medium.

Photo of Dr. James Goydos supplied by author. Dr. James Goydos has an MD from Rutgers and over 20 years experience as Professor, Surgeon, and clinical trial leader in melanoma research in New Jersey.
Photo of Dr. James Goydos supplied by author. Dr. James Goydos has an MD from Rutgers and over 20 years experience as Professor, Surgeon, and clinical trial leader in melanoma research in New Jersey.
Photo of Dr. James Goydos, supplied by author.


As we remember those who have fallen, we should also remember another casualty of war — skin cancer

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Warfare and cancer have both claimed millions of lives


Skin cancer does not discriminate. Knowing your risk may save your life.

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Learning how to use a sewing machine in a Mexico City parking lot 35 years ago taught me the skills needed to make PPE during the pandemic.” — James Goydos, M.D.

photo of colored threads in shape of heart by karly santiago. Photo on James Goydos MD article about sewing and PPE
photo of colored threads in shape of heart by karly santiago. Photo on James Goydos MD article about sewing and PPE
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Teaching our children is a great way to start.

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“They are unsung heroes who prefer to remain unsung as the satisfaction they obtain from their work is all they need.” — James Goydos, M.D.

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We may know that doctors are there to help us, but the perceived danger and subsequent anxiety may remain.

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And they did.

Photo by Photoholgic; photo of man holding crystal ball posted on James Goydos MD’s article re prediction of COVID-19 outcomes
Photo by Photoholgic; photo of man holding crystal ball posted on James Goydos MD’s article re prediction of COVID-19 outcomes
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Photo by Bruno Kelzer on Unsplash; photo of lamp with mask hanging from side to look like a tear drop. Photo on James Goydos article about training a cancer doctor who contracted COVID-19.
Photo by Bruno Kelzer on Unsplash; photo of lamp with mask hanging from side to look like a tear drop. Photo on James Goydos article about training a cancer doctor who contracted COVID-19.
Photo by Bruno Kelzer on Unsplash

James Goydos, MD

Dr. James Goydos — Professor, Surgeon, Clinical Trial Lead. Helping patients see that melanoma isn’t a death sentence. https://jamesgoydos.com

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