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.

  • Remote-control Surgery Grows, Despite Inconclusive Evidence

    By: Trine Tsouderos, Chicago TribuneFeb 25, 2012
    Chubby, pink and anesthetized into unconsciousness and paralysis, 16-week-old Ian Lund was a small bump under blue drapes on an operating table at University of Chicago Medicine. Perched above him was a robot, with arms like a three-legged spider. One long instrument, containing a camera, had been inserted through the ...