Surgical Oncology News
April 18, 2013
Despite an overall decline in cancer death rates during the last decade, hepatic and pancreatic cancer death rates are on the rise. Pancreatic cancer is now a leading cause of cancer death. Due to a dramatic increase in the incidence of hepatitis C, the incidence and death rate from primary hepatic malignancies are on the rise.
April 17, 2013
Doctors face higher out-of-pocket costs for their continuing medical training in the wake of the Federal Government's education reforms announced this week.
After the jump: From 1 July 2014, the tax deduction for work-related self-education expenses will be capped at $2000 per person.
SSO has launched SOSAP, an exciting new enduring and educational product. SOSAP, the first-ever Surgical Oncology Self-Assessment Program, is the premier case-based learning tool for superior patient care. Purchase by May 31 and save up to $50!
Proposals are being accepted for the 2013-2015 Clinical Investigator Award in Breast Cancer Research. The proposal deadline is July 8, 2013.
If you missed the industry-sponsored symposium on melanoma at SSO 2013, click here to watch the presentation.
Need self-assessment credit for Part 2 of the American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program? Get up to 10 MOC Part 2 credits through SSO.
SSO is a proud co-sponsor of the 2013 Breast Cancer Symposium in San Francisco. Plan to participate September 7-9, 2013. Abstract submissions are being accepted through May 7, 2013.
SSO is pleased to be a co-sponsor of the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO) 2013 Melanoma Course, October 10-13, in Santorini, Greece. View the Program here