Chiefs Reports: Massachusetts General Hospital

Orthopaedic Oncology

          A foundation of clinical and educational activities of the Massachusetts General Hospital for over 25 years with a national and international reputation, the Orthopaedic Oncology Group enjoys a position of primacy in the field of connective tissue oncology. Led by Dr. Henry Mankin, the Edith M. Ashley Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School, the Orthopaedic Oncology Group has successfully faced many of the issues influencing medicine in its current state. In addition to a successful clinical program, the service has been involved in courses in pathophysiology of orthopaedic disease, publication of clinical and research reviews, and has been associated with numerous CME courses including The Newport Course, The New York Pathology Course, and others. Through excellence in research, data collection, resident and fellow education, and a treasured oncology registry, the Orthopaedic Oncology Service is unsurpassed in academic centers.