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.

  • Limb Perfusion for In-transit Melanoma Reduces Distant Recurrences

    By: Neil Osterweil, Oncology Report Digital NetworkMar 30, 2012
    The type of regional chemotherapy given to patients with in-transit or intralymphatic melanoma of the extremities appears to make a difference in out-of-field recurrences and time to distant recurrence, reported investigators at a symposium of the Society of Surgical Oncology. A study of 214 patients who underwent either first-time hyperthermic ...