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Surgeons Employ Two New Computer Imaging Approaches to Accurately Measure Breast Tumors and Chronic Wounds

Surgeons are tweaking existing computer technologies to enhance their visualization of cancerous tumors and persistent wounds according to two studies presented this week at the 2014 American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress.
23-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Surgical Humanitarian and Volunteerism Awards Honor Four Members of the American College of Surgeons

Earlier this evening, four members of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) were named recipients of the 2014 ACS/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian and Volunteerism Awards in recognition of their selfless efforts as volunteer surgeons who provide care...
23-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Universal Helmet Laws Reduce Traumatic Brain Injuries in Young Motorcyclists, According To Trauma Surgeons

Young motorcycle riders are significantly less likely to sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) if they live in a state with universal motorcycle helmet laws instead of a state with age-restricted ones, according to new findings presented today at...
23-Oct-2014 11:35 AM EDT

Honorary Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons Is Awarded to Six Prominent Surgeons

Last night Honorary Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons (ACS) was awarded to six prominent surgeons from Switzerland, Scotland, Hong Kong SAR China, Argentina, Belgium, and Ecuador during the Convocation ceremony that preceded the...
23-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

North Carolina Surgeon Receives 2014 Distinguished Service Award of the American College of Surgeons

J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, a trauma surgeon from Winston-Salem, NC, received the 2014 Distinguished Service Award (DSA) of the American College of Surgeons last night during the Convocation ceremony that preceded the opening of the College’s...
23-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Boston Surgeon Andrew L. Warshaw, MD, FACS, Installed as 95th President of the American College of Surgeons

Andrew L. Warshaw, MD, FACS, a general surgeon from Boston, Mass., was installed as the new President of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) last night during the 100th Convocation ceremony of the College.
23-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

44 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 44 of their 445 participating hospitals for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2013.
22-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

More High-Risk Surgical Patients Are Choosing Breast Reconstruction Procedures After Mastectomy

The number of breast cancer patients undergoing immediate breast reconstruction operations after mastectomy has grown steadily over the past 15 years, according to new research findings published in the October 2014 issue of the Journal of the...
30-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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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

National Surgical Experts Available to Discuss Breast Cancer Awareness Issues

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

Experts Available to Discuss Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer experts are available to serve as sources for reporters seeking to discuss breast cancer awareness.
22-Sep-2010 11:30 AM EDT

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