Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 25, Supplement 3, pp 616–617 | Cite as

ASO Author Reflections: Novel Robotic Training Curriculum Used in Complex Surgical Oncology

  • L. Mark Knab
  • Melissa E. Hogg
ASO Author Reflections



Melissa E. Hogg receives funding from the Veterans Affairs in the way of salary support, and has received grant funding from SAGES and Intuitive Surgical.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Surgical OncologyUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterPittsburghUSA

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