Fellows, residents and medical students had special opportunities during SSO 2018 to network with peers, receive career advice from SSO leaders and discuss patient cases. Read more about these unique opportunities.
SURGONConnect 2018: Issue 2
Two surgical oncologists received research grants from The SSO Foundation. Read more about the award recipients and the research project that is taking a closer look at disparities in post-mastectomy breast cancer reconstruction.
Changes to the 2019 Breast Fellowship Timeline Announced
The SSO, in partnership with the American Society of Breast Surgeons, approves Breast Fellowship Programs nationally. Continue reading to learn about SSO 2019, 14th International Symposium on Regional Cancer Therapies, Fellows Institute and ExpertED.
Since 2014, SSO has welcomed up and coming surgical oncologists from partner societies to attend the Annual Cancer Symposium and visit U.S. institutions as part of the International Career Development Exchange (ICDE) program. The initial program had a total of three participants from Japan, India and Mexico. Learn more about the growth and value of this program.
SSO 2018 offered attendees more content, more flexibility and more opportunities for dialogue. Scientific Program Chair, Charles Scoggins, MD, MBA explains, “The anatomy of this year’s Annual Cancer Symposium was significantly different than previous years. The Scientific Program Committee (SPC) worked diligently to create an experience to meet the needs of attendees.”
SSO 2018’s expanded content format allowed for greater exploration into innovative multidisciplinary treatments and scientific innovations that pave the way for future progress in treatments. But, cancer care is a spectrum that is not only about surgery, chemotherapy or radiation, but also the leadership role of the surgical oncologist along that path. Learn more about the SSO 2018 experience and those recognized for achievements.