SSO 2018 in Chicago: Experience the Spectrum of Innovation and Application

See You Next Year in San Diego!

Thank you to the 1,800+ oncology professionals who attended the 71st SSO Annual Cancer Symposium, March 21-24 in Chicago, making this the largest meeting in history! Mark your calendar for SSO 2019, taking place March 27-30 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA.

Did you miss a session you specifically wanted to see? View hours of scientific content as if you were seeing presenters and slides live with SSO 2018 Virtual Meeting. This benefit is free for all registered conference attendees and SSO members. Those who weren’t able attend can purchase access!

Claim your CME credit from SSO 2018 by completing the online evaluation. The deadline to complete the evaluation and print a PDF of your CME certificate of credit is Friday, May 25, 2018.

Ten (10) sessions plus one Pre-Meeting course at SSO 2018 offered Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 2 self-assessment credit that can be applied towards the American Board of Surgery (ABS) MOC Program. The modules are free to SSO 2018 meeting attendees. To access the modules, log onto

Miss an Award Winner announcement? View all winners here.

View photos from the Symposium and hear what attendees are saying about the conference on Twitter and using #SSO2018.

SSO 2018 App and Mobile Website

Refer to SSO 2018 programming by utilizing the SSO 2018 mobile app and web app. The brand new, user-friendly app is the easiest and most convent way to navigate all that SSO 2018 had to offer.

Access A Spectrum of Education—Including Takeaways You Can Begin Applying Immediately

SSO 2018 will feature an education program that covers, research developments, clinical trials, new technology, and future trends in cancer care. Much of what you’ll learn you’ll be able to immediately integrate into your treatment of patients with solid tumor cancers.

  • Gain advanced knowledge, expanding your insight and exposure to the newest ideas through a multitude of presentations and workshops, and apply much of what you learn at SSO 2018 to your own clinical work once you return home.
  • Discover the "best-of-the-best" selected abstracts, presented by their authors during two plenary sessions.
  • Be inspired by more than 400 compelling and thought-provoking posters, along with late-breaking videos showcased in the Exhibit Hall.

Connect with a Full Spectrum of Professionals

SSO 2018 expects to welcome more than 1,800 attendees, comprised of both academic and community practitioners and health care professionals from all surgical oncology specialties.

You’ll have the opportunity to connect and collaborate with colleagues and old friends as you network during scheduled Symposium activities, and at lively informal gatherings throughout the event.  It’s a great way to meet the people behind the names on peer-reviewed studies. Will your next collaborator be at SSO 2018?

Innovation Ranges Far and Wide

SSO 2018 makes it convenient for attendees to explore a wide range of services and solutions via our top-tier exhibition. See the latest ideas that medical device, equipment, and technology exhibitors offer along with pharmaceutical companies – all created to enhance the practice of the surgical oncologist.

Take your rightful place alongside Chicagoans who have changed the course of cancer history: plan now to be at SSO 2018.