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.

  • Ipilimumab plus surgery boosted advanced melanoma survival

    By: Neil Osterweil, Oncology Report Digital NetworkApr 10, 2013
    Patients with stage IV melanoma treated with a combination of ipilimumab and surgical resection had a high rate of melanoma-specific and overall survival, a retrospective study of a single-center case series has shown. "To our knowledge, this is the first report of 5-year melanoma-specific survival data on patients who have ...