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.

  • Doctors Praise New Surgical Knife That Diagnoses as it Cuts

    By: The Sydney Morning HeraldJul 19, 2013
    A new kind of surgical knife can tell cancerous from healthy tissue in seconds and may help improve tumour removal in the operating room, new research shows. Known as the iKnife, the tool analyses the vapour given off as surgeons use electrical current to cut away tissue - and it ...