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Annals of Surgical Oncology

The Annals of Surgical Oncology (ASO) promotes high-quality surgical oncology management by communicating advances in research and education that are relevant and valuable to the provision of contemporary multidisciplinary care for patients with cancer.

The official journal of the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) and the American Society of Breast Surgeons, ASO is the journal of choice of surgical oncologists worldwide regarding surgical oncology research and education.


The Society of Surgical Oncology is the premier organization for surgeons and healthcare providers dedicated to advancing and promoting the science and treatment of cancer.

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The Annals Editor Roster and Editorial Board are composed of experts across the board topic areas of surgical oncology.

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Effective January 2013, a manuscript processing fee of $50 USD is required for each initial new submission of an Annals article, excluding editorials. Submitted new manuscripts will not enter the review process until the submission fee has been paid. There is no processing fee associated with resubmitted manuscripts.



Lymphatic Mapping and Sentinel Node Biopsy in the Colonic Mesentery by Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) by R. A. Cahill MD, FRCS, S. Perretta MD, J. Leroy MD, B. Dallemagne MD, and J. Marescaux MD, FRCS, FACS.  Annals of Surgical Oncology. Volume 15, Number 10, DOI: 10.1245/s10434-008-9952-8