ACS Supports Steps to Shore Up Medicare Payment System
CHICAGO (February 27, 2009): The ACS supports important steps to address Medicare’s broken physician payment system included in President Obama’s FY 2010 budget proposal.
ACS Celebrates New Building in Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, DC (June 3, 2010): The ACS today commemorated the official grand opening of its newly constructed office building, at 20 F Street, NW, in Washington, DC.
About the ACS’ New Capitol Hill Location in Washington, DC
The ACS’ centralized presence on Capitol Hill represents a new era in surgery, shaped by a united surgical community speaking with one voice.
June 3, 2010
New Trend Data Shows Access to Surgical Care at Risk in US
WASHINGTON, DC (March 24, 2009): The ACS Health Policy Research Institute highlights research that the shortage of general surgeons has raised concerns about the access to care in the US.
Some Breast Cancer Patients Derive No Benefit from Nodal Dissection
CHICAGO (May 7, 2009): NCDB analysis finds that women with microscopic lymph node metastases detected on sentinel lymph node biopsy may not need a completion nodal dissection.
New Study Sheds Insight into Cancer Center Differences
CHICAGO (September 2, 2009): A team of researchers affiliated with the NCDB of the ACS have identified the differences between CoC accredited and CoC nonaccredited hospitals.
CoC Launches Study for Expansion of Provencare® Methodologies
CHICAGO (July 1, 2010): A study that will promote evidence-based evaluation and treatment standards for patients with resectable NSCLC was launched today by the CoC of the ACS.
Women with Cancer in One Breast Opt to Have Both Removed
CHICAGO (November 2, 2010): Surgeons conducting the largest study yet of women who have cancer in one breast but have both removed have found that this option has grown rapidly.
Florida Hospitals and Surgeons Launch Ambitious Initiative
ORLANDO, FL (May 18, 2010): Florida hospitals and surgeons launched an initiative to improve patient safety and the quality of surgical care while reducing costs throughout the state.