Sigurdson Elected to SSO Executive Council

Elin-Sigurdson-revFox Chase Cancer Center surgeon Elin Sigurdson, MD, PhD, FACS, has been elected to the Executive Council of the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) for a three-year term. The council, which consists of 18 members, acts as the governing body and Board of Directors for the SSO, guiding the Society’s strategic direction and managing its affairs. Founded in 1940 as the James Ewing Society, the SSO marks its 75th anniversary this year as the premier organization for surgeons and health care providers dedicated to advancing and promoting the science, education, and practice of cancer surgery worldwide. The 2,800-member Society’s focus on all solid-tumor disease sites is reflected in its Annual Cancer Symposium; monthly scientific journal, the Annals of Surgical Oncology; educational initiatives; and committee structure.