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Press Releases

June 5, 2023 ASCRS Hosts Another Successful Pathway Program for Students During the 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting

June 4, 2023 American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Recognizes Brianna Mercker as the 2023 Local Hero Award Winner

May 3, 2023 NCCN New Rectal Cancer Guideline Important Points for our Members

April 13, 2023 Celebrating One Year of ASCRS U

March 4, 2023 ASCRS Announces Premier Sponsorship from Takeda

January 4, 2023 ASCRS Announces Premier Sponsor agreement with Cook Biotech

August 24, 2022 Change to ASCRS Committee Terms of Appointment

August 4, 2022 ASCRS Announces New American Medical Association House of Delegates Representatives

July 7, 2022 ASCRS Joins More Than 75 Health Care Organizations in Joint Statement in Opposition to Legislative Interference 

June 9, 2022 Study published June 5, 2022, in the New England Journal of Medicine: PD-1 Blockade in Mismatch Repair-Deficient, Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer

May 18, 2022 Statement from ASCRS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

May 17, 2022 ASCRS Hosts First Pathway Program for Students During the 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting

May 3, 2022 ASCRS Announces 2022-2023 Executive Council Officers, Members at Large and Fellows

March 21, 2022 American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Launch Educational Portal on Digital Platform

March 10, 2022 Seven Societies Vote "No" on ANSI/AAMI Revisions on Endoscopic Processing

January 25, 2022 ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting COVID Statement from President Thomas E. Read, MD

June 7, 2021 Minnesota-Based Colon Cancer Coalition Receives National Award

April 23, 2021 Reflections on a Very Productive Year from ASCRS President Dr. Neil Hyman

March 15, 2021 ASCRS funds 30 colonoscopies for underserved patients in San Diego through Champions for Health

March 1, 2021 Early colorectal cancer detection critical for those over 45

December 11, 2020 President Neil Hyman's Update on ASCRS 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting

October 1, 2020 ASCRS Urges Minorities to Get Screened

July 28, 2020 Dr. Hyman on Diversity and Inclusion

June 8, 2020 Message from Incoming President

June 7, 2020 Message from ASCRS President Tracy Hull

April 16, 2020 Update from Dr. Hull on the Current Pandemic

June 4, 2019 ASCRS Welcomes Dr. Tracy L. Hull as President

June 4, 2019 Electronic Saviors Creator Jim Semonik Wins 2019 Local Hero Award

June 4, 2019 The Colon Club Wins ASCRS 2019 Jagelman Award for Colorectal Cancer Advocacy

June 14, 2018 ASCRS Response to American Cancer Society's New Guideline for Colonoscopies to Begin at Age 45

June 5, 2018 Dr. David Margolin Elected ASCRS President

June 5, 2018 ASCRS Honors Blue Hat Foundation with 2018 David Jagelman Award

June 5, 2018 Nashville Fashion Designer Receives Local Hero Award

June 15, 2017 Dr. Guy Orangio, New Orleans, LA, Elected ASCRS President

June 7, 2017 ASCRS Honors Advocate George Kiel III With 2017 David Jagelman Award

June 7, 2017 Rectal Cancer Awareness Advocate to Receive ASCRS 2017 Local Hero Award