71st SSO Annual Cancer Symposium

Norman Wolmark, MD, and Bernard Fisher, MD, Honored for Leadership of NSABP

NORMAN WOLMARK, MD, and Bernard Fisher, MD, received the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) Distinguished Service Award for their work leading the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project ...

SSO 2018: Is Low-Volume Disease in the Sentinel Node After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy an Indication for Axillary Dissection?

Frozen section evaluation of sentinel lymph nodes after neoadjuvant chemotherapy has a higher false-negative rate than in the primary surgical setting, particularly for small tumor deposits. However, ...

SSO 2018: Improved Survival With Nodal Downstaging in Gastric Cancer if ypN0 Is Achieved

A team of researchers led by Naruihiko Ikoma, MD, MS, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, analyzed outcomes in 316 patients with gastric cancer to determine...

SSO 2018: Outcomes of Patients With Metastatic Melanoma Selected for Surgery After Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy has transformed the treatment of metastatic melanoma, with 3-year survival rates surpassing 50% for appropriate patients. However, many of these patients still require surgery, but ...

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