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.

  • Surgical treatments may reduce ovarian cancer recurrence

    By: HemOnc todayMay 08, 2013
    One-sided oophorectomy and radical extirpation of all visible endometriosis were associated with reduced incidence of epithelial ovarian cancer, according to results of a nested case-control study conducted in Sweden. “Patients with endometriosis are typically treated with hormones or, in more severe cases, surgery,” Anna Sofia-Melin, MD, of the department of medical ...
  • Kidney Stones Prove Occupational Hazard for Surgeons

    By: Health CanalMay 08, 2013
    Health care professionals, especially physicians, who work in operating rooms, are at increased risk of developing kidney stones, a Mayo Clinic study has found. Remaining Text: Researchers surveyed more than 3,900 health care professionals at Mayo Clinic and found that nearly 11 percent had experienced kidney stones. "Those who worked ...