Dr. Mahul Amin brings multidisciplinary approach and molecular-based medical perspective on cancer staging to national editorial position. Considered by many to be the gold standard reference for cancer staging, the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual is...
5/6/2013 7:00 PM EDT
79 Cancer Care Facilities Receive National Achievement Award From American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
CoC's Annual Outstanding Achievement Award is granted to encourage accredited cancer programs to raise the bar on quality cancer care.
4/19/2013 4:00 PM EDT
American College of Surgeons (ACS) Releases New Book Demonstrating Value of Surgeon Leadership, High-Quality Data, and Collaboration in Improving Surgical Health Care
ACS Inspiring Quality Tour: Lessons Learned in the Pursuit of Quality Surgical Health Care provides key takeaways from national dialogue on "Inspiring Quality" and patient safety.
4/15/2013 4:00 PM EDT
Surgeons Report Autologous Breast Reconstruction Procedures Render Few Serious Complications and that Complication Rates Vary by Procedure Type
Journal of American College of Surgeons multicenter study finds that pedicle flaps are more common than free flaps and may have lower 30-day complication rates.
2/19/2013 9:30 AM EST
Limited Lymph Node Removal Is Effective for Most Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer and Positive Sentinel Lymph Nodes
Study published in Journal of the American College of Surgeons confirms landmark Z0011 trial results and reports on its impact in a larger percentage of breast cancer patients
1/23/2013 1:00 PM EST
Rapid Quality Reporting System Increases Compliance Rates to Specific NQF Quality Measures in Cancer Care
“Real time” Web-based National Cancer Data Base program helps ensure breast and colon cancer patients get high quality care over the entire course of their treatment.
12/3/2012 12:00 PM EST
New quarterly Chinese-language edition is expected to increase international readership and scientific paper submissions.
10/31/2012 3:00 PM EDT
Julie A. Freischlag, MD, FACS, Elected Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons
Julie A. Freischlag, MD, FACS, Baltimore, MD, was elected Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) during the College’s annual Clinical Congress, held recently in Chicago.
10/23/2012 1:10 PM EDT
Nationally Recognized Cancer Expert from American College of Surgeons Available to Discuss the BRCA-Positive Patient's Treatment Options
5/15/2013 2:30 PM EDT
Surgical experts affiliated with the Commission on Cancer and National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers are available to discuss breast cancer awareness issues
10/5/2011 10:15 AM EDT
Breast cancer experts are available to serve as sources for reporters seeking to discuss breast cancer awareness.
9/22/2010 11:30 AM EDT