surgery oncology

Surgical Oncology

The surgical oncology program at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and University Specialty Clinics provides cancer patients and their families with the latest treatment options and the conveniences of receiving high quality cancer care close to home.

Amanda Arrington, M.D., assistant professor of clinical surgery, brings more than a decade of surgical training to USC. As the region’s new surgical oncologist, she is committed to providing the best cancer care to cancer surgery patients in Columbia and the surrounding areas.

Dr. Arrington is a board-certified general surgeon and a fellowship-trained surgical oncologist.


Types of cancers treated:


  • Breast cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Stomach cancer

“I want my patients and their families to know that we’re fighting cancer together.”
Dr. Amanda Arrington

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To provide cancer patients with the best course of treatment, Dr. Arrington collaborates with medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and the patient’s referring physician to determine the best individual treatment strategy for the patient.

Dr. Arrington Answers Frequently Asked Questions About Surgical Oncology