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.

  • What does the FDA's Avastin decision mean for breast cancer patients

    By: Ron Winslow, The Wall Street JournalNov 18, 2011
    The Food and Drug Administration's decision to revoke approval of Roche's Avastin for advanced breast cancer is likely to curtail use of the $6 billion-a-year drug for such patients. But it's not likely to put an end to prescribing. Today's action doesn't affect the drug's other approved uses, which include ...