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.

  • Can laxative-free colonoscopy improve colon cancer screening rates?

    By: Alice Park, TIMEMay 15, 2012
    New software can digitally "cleanse" a colon, eliminating the muss and fuss of a standard colonoscopy. Ready to book your appointment? There's no question that colonoscopy can save lives by detecting colon cancer early, but there are a couple of very good reasons why so few people actually get screened ...