From a very young age, LaToyia Malcolm, MS, BSN, BA, RN, knew she wanted to work in something medicine- or science-related, but it took a while for her to become a nurse.
“There are no limits to the career opportunities here. Someone can start as an aid, wherever they want to start, and go anywhere. You can always advance. There’s always another step ahead of you that you can reach for if you want. People will support you.”
The six pediatric nurses at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center are often called upon to do more than other specialties: They need to help children, some too young to talk or understand what’s happening, through a scary and difficult time, while also comforting and supporting their parents and caregivers.