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Most pediatric spinal fractures related to not wearing seatbelts
Surgical quality improvement is driven by data surveillance and standardized processes and systems
American College of Surgeons launches National Surgeon Scientist Program
Increased tourniquet use has saved lives in Los Angeles County
Potential ways to improve survival for certain cancer patients who receive fragmented care
Mutant KRAS and p53 cooperate to drive pancreatic cancer metastasis
Surgery is a viable treatment for pancreatic cancer patients especially after chemotherapy
More is better, at least when it comes to case volume for complex gastrointestinal cancer surgery
American College of Surgeons urges patients to schedule cancer screening sooner rather than later
ACS has verified first hospital in nation that meets its standardized quality criteria for geriatric surgery
Guideline for reducing opioid use post-surgery leads to high pain management satisfaction
Baylor College of Medicine names new endowed chairs
NIH research funding to support surgeon scientists is rising
Elderly esophageal cancer patients often receive suboptimal therapy due to perceived risks
Cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. James L. Cox receives 2020 ACS Jacobson Innovation Award
Firearm injury study and violence prevention, intervention program aim to break cycle for at-risk populations
Trauma surgeons and emergency surgeons positively impact patient satisfaction
ACS endorses resuming cancer screening and treatment with leading cancer organizations
Ideal surgical results less likely if cancer patients live vulnerable communities
Pain-relief regimen treats trauma patients with fewer opioid drugs
Drugs.com: Pandemic disrupting lung cancer screening
Virtual kidney transplant evaluation allows patients to be evaluated from home
Local 12: Lung cancer screening and COVID-19
New agreement between ACS and Royal College brings more choice
Financial distress associated with breast cancer surgery negatively impacts psychological well-being
MBSAQIP partners with CMMI to offer verification measure for bundled payment program
American College of Surgeons calls on Congress to prevent CMS Medicare Physician Fee Schedule from taking effect
Three health care organizations call for governmental action during COVID-19 pandemic
As COVID-19 cases surge again, four health care organizations release updated guidance
Medicaid expansion may result in earlier diagnosis of colon cancer
ACS offers recommendations and experts for interviews amid COVID-19 resurgence
New study reveals disturbing surge in violent injuries during stay-at-home orders
ACS NSQIP recognizes 89 hospitals for achieving meritorious outcomes
A new curriculum helps surgical trainees comprehensively treat victims of firearm violence
New legislation introduced to protect patient access to surgical care
Colon cancer surgery performed by highly skilled surgeons improves long-term survival for patients
Some rectal cancer patients can safely avoid an aggressive operation
229 members of Congress urge leaders to act to protect patient access to surgical care
Florida surgeon Steven D. Wexner, MD, FACS, elected Vice-Chair of ACS Board of Regents
Hand surgeon and microsurgery specialist Dr. L. Scott Levin new Chair ACS Board of Regents
Winston-Salem vascular surgeon Dr. Julie A. Freischlag is new ACS President-Elect
American College of Surgeons honors three members with Surgical Volunteerism Awards
Antibiotics treat appendicitis as well as an appendectomy in short term for most patients
Female Spanish-only speakers get screening mammograms less often than other women
Surgical quality and safety rely on institutional leadership, resources, and culture
Low health literacy may be a risk factor for postoperative infection
Low health literacy impact on surgical outcomes on ACS press conference agenda
Children with cognitive delays are more likely to have CT scan to diagnose appendicitis