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Thursday, March 23, 2023


National Minority Quality Forum and Exact Sciences’ Cancer Stage Shifting Initiative Leads Cancer Moonshot Initiative to Increase

National Minority Quality Forum notes the mission of the Cancer Stage Shifting Initiative is to move medical standards in the country from late-stage to early-stage detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer; improving cancer care, and reducing the incidence of cancer deaths for all, with a particular focus on health equity in underrepresented populations.

Critically Low Lung Cancer Screening Rates in Florida Reveal Opportunity to Save More Lives

American Lung Association examines toll of lung cancer in Florida, underscores urgent need for more people to be screened .

Society of Interventional Radiology Position Statement: Endovascular Management Deemed An Acceptable Treatment Option for Certain Iliofemoral DVT Patients

Newly published Society of Interventional Radiology position statement relies on randomized trial data to outline appropriate use of endovascular therapies for iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis.

The GastroIntestinal Research Foundation Launches New Multi-Million Dollar Funding Initiative Aimed at Curing Cancers of the Digestive System

GastroIntestinal Research Foundation President Yekaterina Chudnovsky, said, "CA CURE is a bold and innovative approach to identify, treat and even one day cure digestive cancers. Far too many people, at younger and younger ages are diagnosed with fatal cancers, often after living with a digestive disease such as Crohn's, ulcerative colitis, fatty liver disease, and others. Despite its prevalence, colon cancer research is grossly underfunded. CA CURE will quickly put vital research dollars in the hands of leading scientists."

ACC, AHA Issue Aortic Disease Guideline

The new aortic guideline on the diagnosis and management of aortic disease, focuses on surgical intervention considerations, consistent imaging practices, genetic and familial screenings, and the importance of a multidisciplinary aortic team.

AAOS Announces 2023 IDEA Grant Program™ Recipients

The AAOS IDEA Grant Program is a multi-year initiative created to inspire diversity, equity and access across the field of orthopaedics.

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