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22 Cancer Care Facilities Receive Outstanding Achievement Award From the ACS Commission on Cancer

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

ACS Honors Five Members with Surgical Humanitarian and Volunteerism Awards

Last night, five surgeons received the 2016 American College of Surgeons (ACS)/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Award and Surgical Volunteerism Awards in recognition of their selfless efforts as volunteer surgeons who provide care to medically...
16-Oct-2016 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Military Surgeons Release Largest Report of U.S. Military Humanitarian Medical Care Delivered in Afghanistan

In the largest and most comprehensive report of surgical humanitarian care rendered in U.S. military treatment facilities in Afghanistan, researchers found that 49 percent of civilian patients were treated for non-war-related conditions.
18-Oct-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Galveston Surgeon Courtney M. Townsend, Jr., MD, FACS, Installed as 97th President of the American College of Surgeons

Courtney M. Townsend, Jr., a general surgeon from Galveston, Tex., was installed as the 97th President of the American College of Surgeons last night during the Convocation ceremony of the College.
16-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Washington, DC, Surgeon Frank G. Opelka, MD, FACS, Received 2016 Distinguished Service Award of the ACS

Frank G. Opelka, MD, FACS, a colon and rectal surgeon and Medical Director, Quality and Health Policy, American College of Surgeons (ACS) Division of Advocacy and Health Policy, Washington, DC, received the 2016 ACS Distinguished Service Award (DSA)...
16-Oct-2016 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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