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International Career Development Exchange Call for Applications

Applications are open for the 2019 International Career Development Exchange which provides support for up-and-coming international surgical oncologists to attend the SSO Annual Cancer Symposium and visit a U.S. based institution following the meeting.  The 2019 International Career Development Exchange also includes a stipend to assist with travel arrangements, pairing the recipient with an SSO member mentor, a visit to the mentor’s institution for one week, and the opportunity to present an abstract poster at SSO2019. Get more information and download an application here.


Annals of Surgical Oncology: Celebrating 25 Years of Research and Education

Born from a vision to promote research and education and to advance the profession of surgical oncology, the Annals of Surgical Oncology (ASO) has become the journal of choice for surgical oncologists around the globe. Watch the video to learn more about the value of this prestigious publication.

ExpertED@SSO Launches the Robotic Approaches for GI Malignancies Series


Register Now for Molecular Testing of Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules

Mark your calendar for November 7, 2018 at 11:00 am EST for the new webinar, “Molecular Testing of Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules,” by Tracy S. Wang, MD, PhD. As management of indeterminate thyroid nodules evolves, the need for greater knowledge of testing options and cytological reporting increases. Participants in this webinar will be better able to discuss the Bethesda system for reporting thyroid cytology and not only identify molecular testing options, but also be able to determine optimal utilization of them.

Learn More About Current Controversies in Neoadjuvant Therapy for Borderline Resectable and Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Register now for the new webinar, “Current Controversies in Neoadjuvant Therapy for Borderline Resectable and Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer,” on November 26, 2018 at 5:30 pm EST. Despite expert consensus that patients with localized but not clearly resettable pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) should receive some form of neoadjuvant therapy, this intervention is not uniformly practiced. This webinar will identify the benefits of neoadjuvant therapy in patients with PDAC, compare options for neoadjuvant therapy and have a better understanding of how to assess current practices. Faculty for this program include Clifford Cho, MD, Theodore S. Hong, MD, Christina R. Ferrone, MD and Robert A. Wolff, MD.

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SSO and ESSO Collaborate to Expand Global Curriculum

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Melanoma Clinical Practice Guideline Update

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Major Report Sets Out How to Accelerate Cancer Research and Care

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SSO Joins ABIM Foundation as Choosing Wisely® partner; Releases five targeted, evidence-based recommendations

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SSO, partnering with the ESSO, calls for global curriculum to address variations and inadequacies in training.

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S. Eva Singletary, MD, SSO Past President from 2004-2005, passed away on Wednesday, July 29. Dr. Singletary was a highly respected physician and surgeon, patient advocate and educator and internationally renowned breast cancer expert.

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Society of Surgical Oncology and Decker Intellectual Properties to Create COMPLEX GENERAL SURGICAL ONCOLOGY Online Learning System

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Call for Abstracts and Videos is Now Open for SSO 2016, March 2-5, Boston, MA.

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Get CME/MOC credit for reading selected articles in Annals of Surgical Oncology. September articles, focused on Melanoma/Sarcoma, are now available.

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The Society of Surgical Oncology Welcomes Record-Breaking Number of Attendees to SSO 2015, the 68th Annual SSO Cancer Symposium

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SSO Reveals Selection of Top Cancer Symposium Abstracts for SSO 2015

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Claim Your CME Credit From SSO 2015

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A New Era for Surgonc.org

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SSO to Celebrate 75th Anniversary in 2015

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Contribute to the 75 for 75 Fund

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New Identity for The SSO Foundation

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