Register today! Don't miss the 2018 ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting, May 19 - 23, 2018 in Nashville, TN!

Learn the principles of Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS), a newer platform that combines the philosophy of Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) with the increased flexibility of conventional laparoscopic equipment.

What are the risk factors for malignant polyps?  Learn more about malignant polyps and those that are likely to harbor residual malignancy or positive lymph nodes following resection in this CREST Weekly module.

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Take this opportunity to promote the importance of colorectal cancer screening, prevention, and treatment. 

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) is seeking volunteers to serve on numerous ASCRS committees for the 2018 - 2019 year. 

Do you want to have hands-on experience in taTME? Register for the Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (taTME) workshop at the 2018 ASCRS 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting.

The U.S. Multicenter Study of taTME for rectal cancer opened for enrollment in May 2017. The trial is led by Patricia Sylla, MD, at Mount Sinai Hospital and is funded in part by a generous grant from the Research Foundation of ASCRS.

ASCRS’ online educational resources, CARSEP® and CREST®, are now hosted on a new robust, user-friendly platform.

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons is saddened to report the passing of Dr. Bertram Portin on January 13, 2018. Dr. Portin was ASCRS president in 1981 – 82.

The Public Relations Committee is highlighting a different colorectal condition each month to create awareness and provide accurate information for patients. This month's focus is Pilonidal Disease.