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Experts Will Examine Surgical Advances in the Last 50 Years at ACS Clinical Congress

At a session celebrating Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery: First Edition, panelists will reflect on the past and speculate on the future of surgery.
20-Oct-2017 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

66 ACS NSQIP® Participating Hospitals Recognized for Achieving Meritorious Outcomes for Surgical Patient Care

ACS NSQIP® has recognized 66 of 680 hospitals participating in the adult program for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2016.
18-Oct-2017 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Lawmakers Participate in Bleeding Control Training Hosted by American College of Surgeons on Capitol Hill


Nearly 40 members of Congress received training today from surgeon members of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) in how to stop potentially life-threatening bleeding.
12-Oct-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Most People Expect Physicians and Nurses to Protect Them From Harm in the Hospital

Hospitals are not off limits to tragic shooting events, and with these incidents on the rise in public places, more than half of the general public expects that physicians and nurses will protect them from harm if an active shooter event erupts...
14-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ACS Releases New Manual to Guide Surgeons in Leading Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Efforts


The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has announced the release of a new manual, Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety, to guide surgeons in leading surgical quality improvement and patient safety efforts in their institutions,...
7-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

"Strong for Surgery" Shows Promise in Reducing Smoking Rates for Patients Facing Surgery

New ACS quality improvement program is linked to a two-thirds decrease in the rate of smoking in patients undergoing cervical and lumbar spine procedures.
21-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy Has Low Rate of Breast Cancer Recurrence

Women with breast cancer who undergo nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) have a low rate of the cancer returning within the first five years, when most recurrences in the breast are diagnosed, findings of a single-center study show.
17-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

San Francisco Surgeon Dr. Timothy Chuter Receives the 2017 Jacobson Innovation Award of the American College of Surgeons

Timothy A.M. Chuter, BM BS, DM, FACS, was honored with this international surgical award in recognition of his innovative role in the development of endovascular aneurysm repair.
12-Jun-2017 10:05 AM 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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