Annals of Surgical Oncology

The Annals of Surgical Oncology (ASO) promotes high-quality surgical oncology management by communicating advances in research and education that are relevant and valuable to the provision of contemporary multidisciplinary care for patients with cancer.

Publisher
Springer Science+Business Media
Website
http://www.annsurgoncol.org/index.html

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Oncology & Cancer

Changing the standard of care for stage III melanoma surgery

For years, surgery for patients with stage III melanoma—melanoma that has spread to the lymph nodes—involved removing those lymph nodes along with the primary tumor. Known as completion lymph node dissection (CLND), the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Rapid genetic testing can help women choose breast cancer treatment

Women with breast cancer who are offered rapid genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations—and who are able to receive their genetic test results prior to selecting treatment—were more likely to choose to have a bilateral ...

Oncology & Cancer

More women embracing 'going flat' after mastectomy

A growing number of women forgoing reconstruction after a mastectomy say they're satisfied with their choice, even as some did not feel supported by their physician, according to a study led by researchers at the UCLA Jonsson ...

Oncology & Cancer

Chemotherapy for rare cancer fine-tuned with organoids

A patient-specific tumor organoid model is being used to identify the most effective chemotherapy protocol to treat appendix and colon tumors, a personalized medicine approach that is showing promise. The organoids were created ...

Oncology & Cancer

Can a second opinion make a difference?

Your doctor may be the smartest, most compassionate, thoughtful person in the world—a leading specialist or someone you've trusted for years. But you shouldn't let that stop you from getting a second opinion.

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