2011 Annual American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress

Bladder Cancer

Neutrophil/Lymphocyte Ratio Can Upstage Patients with Bladder Cancer

A sizable proportion of bladder cancer patients who would benefit from neoadjuvant chemotherapy are not receiving it, researchers from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health,...

Solid Tumors

Resection of Metastatic Lesions Extends Survival in Multiple Tumor Types

Surgical oncologists urged other cancer providers to appreciate the potentially curative role that surgery can play in the management of many stage IV solid tumors, in a session during the American Co...

Thyroid Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Breast Cancer

Oncology Research a Strong Presence at the American College of Surgeons Meeting: New Data in Pancreatic, Rectal, Thyroid, and Breast Cancers

Research in cancer staging, surgical procedures, outcomes, and medical treatment was included among the 2,000 abstracts presented at the 97th Annual American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress in S...

Breast Cancer

Ablation of Small Primary Breast Tumors: The Next Step in Local Therapy?

Local treatment of breast cancer is trending toward less invasive procedures that achieve comparable outcomes to standard interventions. What will the next step along this continuum be? According to ...




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