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MSKCC’s SSE System© Terms of Use


  1. Any reproductions or copies of the classification system are to be accompanied by the following copyright notice: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Surgical Secondary Event (SSE) System© 2001 MSKCC.

  2. The system should be referenced in publications and other formats as Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Surgical Secondary Events (SSE) System© or as MSKCC’s SSE System©.

  3. Any source — print, digital, etc. — that uses or references MSKCC’s SSE System© will alert us by e-mailing surse@mskcc.org.

  4. No changes to MSKCC’s SSE System© are allowed without prior approval. Please direct such requests to surse@mskcc.org.