Surgical Oncology News

This section features a sampling of news related to surgical oncology from the popular press, from press releases received, or SSO news directly pertinent to SSO members.

Routine use of axillary dissection in treatment of breast cancer questioned

Author: HospiMedica
Date:
Jun 23, 2010

SANTA MONICA - Routine use of completion axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) is not needed in women with breast cancer who have only 1 or 2 positive sentinel lymph nodes, since it does not improve survival, claims a new study...

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