Our Mission

Mission

The mission of the Society of Surgical Oncology is to improve multidisciplinary patient care by advancing the science, education and practice of cancer surgery worldwide.

Values

Professionalism
Advocate for the cancer patient through integrity and ethical conduct.

Quality
Foster quality through improved understanding of cancer biology, compassionate communication and optimizing outcomes across the continuum of cancer care.

Lifelong Learning
Provide ongoing education in multidisciplinary cancer care.

Leadership
Provide leadership to the public and health professionals on the importance of surgery in multidisciplinary cancer care and to develop the discipline and its providers for the future.

Discovery
Committed to innovation and fostering better patient care.

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