SSO Presidential Addresses

The Fundamental Difference Between Cancer Treatment and Patient Care - Kelly M. McMasters, MD, PhD, 2018
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Charting the Course Ahead for the Society of Surgical Oncology: "The Future Ain't What It Used to Be." - Daniel G. Coit, MD, 2017
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Translational Cancer Research: The Surgeon’s Role - Jeffrey A. Drebin, MD, 2016
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Society of Surgical Oncology: The Next 75 Years - Ronald J. Weigel, MD, PhD, 2015
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The End of the Beginning: Society of Surgical Oncology 2013 Presidential Address - Monica Morrow, MD, 2013
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A Society in Transition: Presidential Remarks at the 65th Annual SSO Cancer Symposium - James S. Economou, MD, PhD, 2012

It's Not the Destination, It's the Journey [MP3 audio file] - Mitchell C. Posner, MD, 2011

Subspecialty Certificate in Advanced Surgical Oncology - Fabrizio Michelassi, MD, 2010

The War on Cancer-Shifting from Disappointment to New Hope - William G. Cance, MD, 2009

"I'm in a New York State of Mind" - Nicholas J. Petrelli, MD, 2008

Surgical Oncology at the Crossroads: the Future is Now - Raphael E. Pollock, MD, PhD, 2007

Assessing the State of Surgical Oncology: The Future Is Now - Timothy J. Eberlein, MD, 2006

Mentoring Surgeons for the 21st Century - S. Eva Singletary, MD, 2005

Friendships, Partnerships, and Teams-Keys to Academic Success - Alfred M. Cohen, MD, 2004

Volume, Outcome, and Surgical Specialization - John M. Daly, MD, 2003

The Things That Matter Most - John E. Niederhuber, MD, 2002

Challenges Facing Clinical Research - William C. Wood, MD, 2001

Values in Leadership: Lessons Learned From Patients, Students, and Colleagues - Glenn Steele, MD, 2000

Surgical Oncology: A Specialty in Evolution - Edward M. Copeland III, MD, 1999

The society of surgical oncology and the commission on cancer: Progress through synergism - David P. Winchester, MD, 1998

The Society at a Crossroads: Milestones and Imperatives for Cancer Clinical Trials - Kirby I. Bland, MD, 1997

The Enigma of Local Recurrence - Murray F. Brennan, MD, 1996

Eat Your Cereal - Bernard Gardner, MD, 1995

Surgical Oncology in the 21st Century - Charles M. Balch, MD, 1992

Wither, Whether, or Whither - Benjamin F. Rush, Jr, MD, 1990

The Society of Surgical Oncology at a Crossroads: Thoughts for the Future - Blake Cady, MD, 1989

At Last—Worldwide Agreement on the Staging of Cancer - Robert V.P. Hutter, MD, 1987

The Role of the Surgical Oncologist in the Community Hospital - Victor D. Dembrow, MD, 1986

Improved Understanding of Mammary Cancer - Hiram C. Polk Jr., MD, 1985

The Privileges and the Responsibilities of a Surgical Oncologist - Robert J. McKenna, MD, 1984

Fatti Maschii Parole Femine - Gerald P. Murphy, MD, DSc, 1983

Truth in Labeling: You Can’t Fool Mother Nature - Jerome J. DeCosse, MD, 1982

Definition of an Oncologist: - Condict Moore, MD, 1981

Status of Surgical Oncology in the University - Walter Lawrence, Jr., MD, 1980

Surgical Oncology-Expectations for the Future - LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., MD, 1979

The Surgical Treatment of Cancer - Harvey W. Baker, MD, 1978

Society of Surgical Oncology - William R. Nelson, MD, 1977

The Surgical Oncologist - Lewis W. Guiss, MD, 1976

The Evolution of Surgical Oncology - Edward F. Scanlon, MD, 1975

College of Cancer - Arthur G. James, MD, 1974

Cancer Therapy—The Patient’s Choice? - Arthur I. Holleb, MD, 1973

A Surgeon Looks at Radiotherapy in Cancer of the Colon and Rectum - Stuart H. Quan, MD, 1972

The Implications of the Report of the Warren Cole Committee - Guy F. Robbins, MD, FACS, 1970

Presidential Address - Sam A. Wilkins, Jr., MD, 1969

Management of Patients with Cancer of the Thyroid - Theodore Winship, MD, 1967

Presidential Address - Glenn H. Leak, MD, 1966