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Greater Public Access to Bleeding Control Training and Kits Receives Strong Support Within the U.S. Medical Community

Yesterday the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates approved a resolution introduced by the American College of Surgeons and other medical societies to train more professional first responders (i.e., police and firefighters) and...
15-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Disparities in Surgical Care Have Multilevel, Interconnected Causes

Surgeons and researchers, responding to the known prevalence of inequalities in U.S. surgical care, have taken the first steps toward eliminating surgical care disparities by grouping their causes into themes and identifying modifiable contributing...
10-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Winston-Salem Surgeon Louis C. Argenta, MD, FACS, Receives 2016 Jacobson Innovation Award

Louis C. Argenta, MD, FACS, received the 2016 Jacobson Innovation Award of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) at a dinner held in his honor this evening in Chicago, Ill.
3-Jun-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Free Colonoscopy Program for Uninsured at-Risk Patients Detects Cancer at an Earlier Stage and Is Cost Neutral

For uninsured patients who are at a high risk for colorectal cancer (CRC), performing free screening colonoscopies can identify cancer at an earlier stage and appears to be cost neutral from a hospital system perspective.
26-May-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Military Surgeons Develop Framework to Sustain Surgical Skills in a Changing Environment

Study authors propose new education and training paradigm that will benefit military surgeons and their patients in combat and non-combat environments.
12-May-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

National Institutes of Health Launches Research Program to Address Surgical Disparities

On April 18, the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), announced the launch of an initiative to support research to better understand and address disparities in...
2-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Most Civilians Support Wider Access to Training and Equipment to Stop Severe Bleeding in Victims of Mass Casualty Events

Many civilians have expressed interest in taking a bleeding control training course that would empower them to immediately assist victims of intentional mass casualty events, according to results of a new national poll published online in the...
30-Mar-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

FIRST Trial Summary Video Released by American College of Surgeons and American Board of Surgery

An informational video produced by the American College of Surgeons and American Board of Surgery was released today regarding the FIRST Trial (Flexibility In duty hour Requirements for Surgical Trainees Trial).
3-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST 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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