Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 13, Issue 11, pp 1345–1353 | Cite as

Assessing the State of Surgical Oncology: The Future Is Now

Article

Abstract

In assessing the state of surgical oncology, we will need to institute some significant and timely changes in order to move our field forward. A number are discussed which will have a profound impact on our society and our profession. Stimulating the membership to think and to act will result in advancing the field and improving patient care.

Keywords

Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Parathyroid Adenoma Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Advanced Rectal Cancer Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Patient 

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© Society of Surgical Oncology 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryWashington University School of MedicineSt LouisUSA
  2. 2.Alvin J. Siteman Cancer CenterSt. LouisUSA

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