As Trauma Awareness Month progresses throughout May, the ACS Committee on Trauma today again voiced its strong support for implementing a National Trauma Action Plan to close the gaps in trauma care in the United States.
16-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Save the Date: San Diego Hosts the Annual American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, October 22-26
The 2017 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), one of the largest educational meetings of surgeons in the world, will convene October 22-26 in San Diego, Calif.
12-Apr-2017 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator—based on highly detailed NSQIP data— is effective in providing a general purpose estimate of complication risk across a wide variety of operations, according to researchers whose findings appear today on...
4-Apr-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Leaders of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the Committee on Trauma (COT) hosted a Congressional Briefing to highlight the ACS and Hartford Consensus bleeding control program.
28-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has granted its year-end 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award to a select group of 22 accredited cancer programs throughout the United States.
23-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
American College of Surgeons Launches Education Program on Opioids and Surgery: Use, Abuse, and Alternatives
The American College of Surgeons today announced a new multifaceted initiative to improve the knowledge and management of pain in surgical patients with a focus on opioid risk and non-opioid alternatives.
31-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
60 ACS NSQIP® Participating Hospitals Recognized for Achieving Meritorious Outcomes for Surgical Patient Care
The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized 60 of 603 hospitals participating in the adult program for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2015.
28-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
One-Third of Women Treated for Breast Cancer Are Not Getting Appropriate Breast Imaging Follow-Up Exam, New Study Finds
An annual mammogram is recommended after treatment for breast cancer, but nearly one-third of women diagnosed with breast cancer aren’t receiving this follow-up exam, according to new findings presented at the 2016 Annual Clinical Congress of the...
19-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Nationally Recognized Cancer Expert from American College of Surgeons Available to Discuss the BRCA-Positive Patient's Treatment Options
15-May-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
5-Oct-2011 10:15 AM EDT
Breast cancer experts are available to serve as sources for reporters seeking to discuss breast cancer awareness.
22-Sep-2010 11:30 AM EDT