News & Events

Browse our news and publications in the Divison of Surgical Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital.


Currently Browsing:2015

  • #1 in the Nation

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015  Mass General

    U.S. News & World Report has named Massachusetts General Hospital the #1 hospital in the nation based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 clinical specialties.

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  • New investigative test detects genetic mutation in patients with papillary thyroid cancer

    Saturday, November 01, 2014  Research

    Research presented by Carrie C. Lubitz, MD, MPH, surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, suggests that a new blood-based, non-surgical test for patients with papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) has proven effective in detecting the presence of a genetic mutation known as BRAFV600E.

  • #1 in New England, #2 in the nation

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014  Mass General

    U.S. News & World Report ranks Massachusetts General Hospital among the top hospitals in America based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 specialties.

  • Exploring opportunities to expand cancer care

    Friday, May 16, 2014  Mass General

    The MGH Cancer Center recently sent a team to the city of Mbarara in southwestern Uganda to explore a collaboration with the local university and hospital to build a new national referral cancer center.

  • Study shows positive outcome in breast reconstruction surgery

    Friday, March 21, 2014  Mass General

    A new MGH study is one of the first to detail the outcomes of breast reconstruction surgery after having a nipple-sparing mastectomy, and this new, hard data, researchers say, is good news.

Currently Browsing:2012

  • Innovations in Breast Cancer Treatment

    Monday, July 16, 2012  Mass General

    As part of the multidisciplinary approach to breast cancer treatment, Mass General Cancer Center patients receive care from an integrated team of pathologists, radiologists, and medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists.

  • New Frontier in Breast Cancer Recovery

    Monday, July 16, 2012  Mass General

    William Gerald Austen Jr., MD, chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, is using liposuction techniques to advance less complicated breast reconstruction, with more natural outcomes.

  • Accelerated Development

    Tuesday, January 10, 2012  Mass General

    The Vaccine and Immunotherapy Center at Mass General focuses on locating the most promising research and safely accelerating its transformation into new lifesaving products.

Currently Browsing:2011

  • Target: Melanoma

    Thursday, June 02, 2011  Clinical

    The latest news on melanoma treatment and research from the new issue of Synergy magazine and a recent edition of the television program Chronicle.

Press Releases

  • Unexpected factor contributes to melanoma risk in red-haired, fair-skinned individuals - 10/31/2012, Research

    The elevated risk of melanoma among people with red hair and fair skin may be caused by more than just a lack of natural protection against ultraviolet radiation. Resarchers at the MGH Cutaneous Biology Research Center and Cancer Center have found that the type of skin pigment predominantly found in red-haired, fair-skinned individuals may itself contribute to the development of melanoma.


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  • Advances in Cancer Management for the Surgeon 2015

    Wednesday, November 04, 2015

    The Division of Surgical Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital presents Advances in Cancer Management for the Surgeon. This CME will present surgeons with recent advances in cancer management and surgical techniques, staging, avoidance and management of complications and adjuvant therapies.

Currently Browsing:2014

  • Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

    Saturday, December 06, 2014

    The Department of Otolaryngology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and the Department of Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital present “Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands.” This CME reviews surgical techniques, molecular genetic analysis, and advances in treatment for diseases of the thyroid and parathyroid glands.

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