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

News

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  • #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 1, 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Target: Melanoma

    Thursday, June 2, 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

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  • 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.

  • Tumor microenvironment helps skin cancer cells resist drug treatment - 7/4/2012, Research

    New research by a team from the Broad Institute, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Massachusetts General Hospital suggests that how cancer evade drug treatment may depend on the interplay between tumor cells and their healthy counterparts.

Events

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  • Advances in Surgical Oncology 2019

    Monday, May 6, 2019

    The Division of Surgical Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital presents Advances in Surgical Oncology 2019. This 2-day course is structured to provide present surgeons with the most recent advances and clinical pearls in cancer management in a manner that allows them to use the information in their surgical practices.

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  • Advances in Surgical Oncology 2018

    Tuesday, May 1, 2018

    The Division of Surgical Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital presents Advances in Surgical Oncology 2018. This 2-day course is structured to provide present surgeons with the most recent advances in cancer management in a manner that allows them to use the information in their surgical practices.

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