Historical Articles

100th Anniversary Commemorative Booklet

Throughout the past century, the work of the Commission on Cancer (and its predecessors, starting with the Committee for the Treatment of Malignant Diseases in 1922) were featured in the pages of the Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons. This downloadable commemorative booklet highlights the major articles from each decade.

A Century of Surgical Oncology

In the 100 years since the founding of the Commission on Cancer (CoC), surgical oncology has evolved significantly and has been largely driven by research and the advancement of technology. The sheer breadth of oncologic surgeries—including both basic and complex procedures involving a large number of organ sites from brain to bone—make even a cursory review impossible within the scope of a single article.

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