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Prevent BLEEDing Act introduced in Congress will advance STOP THE BLEED efforts

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) applauds Senators Menendez and Boozman and Representatives O’Halleran and Wenstrup for introducing the Prevent Blood Loss with Emergency Equipment Devices Act (Prevent BLEEDing Act). This legislation is...
19-May-2022 7:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Delays in Surgery for Advanced Esophageal Cancer Result in Significantly Worse Survival Than Early Surgery

Delays in surgery for esophageal cancer did not appear to have much impact on patients’ relative survival for early-stage cancer compared with patients who had surgery early, but they did reduce the relative survival rate by almost half for...
12-May-2022 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ACS Committee on Trauma announces release of the revised National Guideline for the Field Triage of Injured Patients

To improve clinical outcomes, a process of field triage is needed to identify seriously injured patients and quickly transport them to the appropriate care facility.
2-May-2022 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

May observes National STOP THE BLEED month, with a special commemoration set on May 19

May 19 will observe the fifth annual National STOP THE BLEED® Day, which falls during the broader observance of National STOP THE BLEED® Month in May.
2-May-2022 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Actors from two popular medical TV dramas promote STOP THE BLEED in new PSA to bring lifesaving information to the people of Ukraine

Actors from two popular medical TV dramas have joined efforts with the American College of Surgeons (ACS) to spread lifesaving STOP THE BLEED® information to the people of Ukraine through a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) released today.
14-Apr-2022 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Machine Learning Models Can Predict Adverse Outcomes Following Abdominal Hernia Surgery with High Accuracy

New machine learning models can predict the risk of hernia recurrence and other complications after abdominal hernia repair with an accuracy of up to 85%, and also identify factors associated with poor outcomes. This initial research from the...
7-Apr-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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ACS STOP THE BLEED® Program expands training and resources for the people of Ukraine

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) STOP THE BLEED® Program is supporting efforts to help people in Ukraine learn the basics of the STOP THE BLEED® course.
24-Mar-2022 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ACS Committee on Trauma Releases New Standards For Care of the Injured Patient

The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS COT) released its new standards for care of the injured patient in Resources for Optimal Care of the Injured Patient (2022 Standards), now in its seventh edition.
21-Mar-2022 11:35 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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