Meetings & Events

As part of SSO’s mission to deliver lifelong learning opportunities, the Society holds the SSO Annual Cancer Symposium and the Fellows Institute each year. Learn more about these events as well as other meetings held throughout the worldwide surgical oncology community.

SSO Annual Cancer Symposium

Surgical oncology professionals from around the world attend the SSO Annual Cancer Symposium to experience firsthand the most comprehensive cross-section of important clinical information, techniques and equipment that will play a central role in surgical oncology in the coming year. Learn more about SSO 2019, which takes place March 27 – 30, 2019 in San Diego, CA.

Past SSO Annual Cancer Symposiums

Find information about previous meetings (including abstracts) and learn how you can view sessions through the Virtual Meeting program.

Future SSO Annual Cancer Symposiums

Learn about future meeting dates and locations. 

Clinical Investigator Award

Since the program's inception in 2007, The SSO Foundation has presented 27 Clinical Investigator Awards totaling $2.7 million at SSO's Annual Cancer Symposium. 

Fellows Institute

Each year, SSO hosts the Fellows Institute, consisting of both didactic sessions and a hands-on laboratory component covering three specialty-specific tracks.

Other Meetings

View a listing of surgical oncology meetings held by other organizations.