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American College of Surgeons Supports Developing a National Trauma Action Plan


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

ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator Is Not Affected by Studies Challenging Its Accuracy

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

Capitol Hill Lawmakers Participate in Bleeding Control Simulations

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

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

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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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