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.

'Dr. Coomer: You have cancer'

Author: Dr. Cynara Coomer
Date:
Jan 10, 2011

I sat in that cold, white exam room on the table with the crinkly sterile paper. I was wondering, just as thousands of my own patients had before, what my test results had found. I held my husband's hand and tried to be my usual upbeat self, but my thoughts were racing - "I'll have to have surgery for sure;" "I just had a baby, how can I handle this?" and "I can't have cancer."

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