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.

  • More women undergoing preventive mastectomies

    By: Barbara Mannino, Fox BusinessAug 05, 2011
    It's a pretty safe bet that the threat of breast cancer crosses the minds of most American women sometime in their lives. Simply being a woman creates a risk factor, says the American Cancer Society; women's breast cells are constantly exposed to the growth-promoting effects of estrogen and progesterone. But ...