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.

  • Study: European tanning bed users 20 percent more likely to get deadly melanoma

    By: Jason Koebler, US News & World ReportJul 24, 2012
    For years, doctors have warned about the dangers of tanning beds. Now, a new report published in the British Medical Journal finds that about 5 and a half percent of melanoma cases in Europe are related to tanning bed use. The study also found that people who regularly use tanning ...