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Press releases from July 2018

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Cyclists Make the Cut

UK’s Oldest Surgical College Gears Up for First-Ever Cycling Symposium Across Britain

On behalf of the 500+ year-old Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, a dozen surgeons and surgeons-in-training will be setting off on 1 September on a gruelling seven-day bicycle trek from Southampton to Edinburgh – in a bid to spread the word on the latest news and advances in the field of surgery. On the #LetsCycleIt mission, the team of exper…

Making the Cut: Newcastle Surgeon Takes Leadership Role

Renowned Cancer Surgeon Elected as President of UK’s Oldest Surgical Royal College

A Professor of Gastrointestinal Surgery at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle-upon-Tyne has been elected as the next President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Professor Michael Griffin, whose revolutionary approach to tackling oesophago-gastric (stomach and gullet) cancer saw cure rates in surgical patients improve by over 50%…

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