Tag Archive for ‘surgical oncology’

Figure 1. The life cycle of a surgical resection specimen

Precision surgical oncology? The treasure is in the tissue

This article describes the challenges of obtaining and transporting uncompromised cancer resection specimens.

Dr. Hoyt

Looking forward – June 2015

A new manual, Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery, provides evidence-based standards for various cancer procedures and is described in this month’s column.

Commission on Cancer announces 2013–2014 cancer research paper competition for physicians in training

The ACS Commission on Cancer (CoC) is hosting a paper competition for physicians in training to foster the importance of oncologic research in support of its mission. Learn about the eligibility criteria and requirements in this announcement.

Dr. Roland

CoC general session focuses on updates, lessons learned in care for cancer patients

Approximately 200 individuals attended a general session focused on advances in care for surgical oncology patients during the Commission on Cancer’s (CoC) annual meeting May 16–17, at the ACS headquarters in Chicago, IL.


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