Experts & Opinions
AGA Expert Blogs
AGA experts are blogging about new research and hot topics in gastroenterology.
- Joseph Sellin, MD, recently authored an editorial for CGH on dietary dilemmas, delusions and decisions. He summarizes his thoughts in KevinMD: Why gastroenterologists should counsel patients on nutrition
- According to a study in Gastroenterology, a pill is in development that may potentially limit the effects of gluten on celiac disease patients. Sheila E. Crowe, MD, AGAF, explains in Health Central: Enzyme Treatment for Celiac Disease Offers Promising News for the Future
- What will it take to treat the 5 million HCV-infected Americans? Hugo E. Vargas, MD, discusses in MedPage Today: HCV Bright Future Needs Primary Care Docs
- Highlighting his research in CGH, Ashwin Ananthakrishnan, MBBS, MPH, explains the connection between vitamin D and cancer in IBD patients for MedPage Today: Vitamin D Blog: Cancer Risk in IBD.
- Based off his recent AGA Perspectives contribution, Julian A. Abrams, MD, MS, discusses screening for esophageal cancer in KevinMD: Esophageal cancer: How far should we screen?
- Jeffrey A. Hagen, MD, and Jacques Van Dam, MD, PhD, from the Digestive Health Center at Keck Medicine of USC discuss the symptoms, risk factors and treatment options for esophageal cancer in HealthCentral: No Laughing Matter — What to Know About Esophageal Cancer.
- As part of a national digestive wellness campaign, AGA's Councillor-at-Large Byron L. Cryer, MD, discusses two important topics in GI: CRC prevention and OTC medicine safety: Prevention Must Take Precedence.
- Patrick M. Lynch, MD, explains the role of genetic testing for colorectal cancer in KevinMD: Young patients with adenomas: Who should get genetic testing?
- In honor of colorectal cancer awareness month, Theodore R. Levin, MD, shares tips for improving CRC screening rates in KevinMD: How we doubled colorectal cancer screening rates.
- Magnus Simrén, MD, discusses the low-FODMAPs diet for IBS in HealthCentral: Diet as a Therapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Progress at Last.
- Colleen R. Kelly, MD, provides HuffPost Healthy Living readers with an inside look into fecal transplants: Fecal Transplants: An Inside Look at the Potential, Progress and Pitfalls.
AGA Perspectives provides an opinion forum for noted gastroenterologists to debate today’s most controversial topics in the science and practice of gastroenterology.
The February/March 2014 issue is the special colorectal cancer issue.
- Stool DNA Testing for Colorectal Cancer Comes of Age
- Bundled Payments: Why Now?
- Serrated Lesions of the Colorectum
- Medical Management of Young Patients With Adenomas: Who Should Get Genetic Testing?
- A Systematic Approach to Colorectal Cancer Screening
- Should We Individualize Therapy Based On Genetics of Colorectal Tumors?
- Worldwide Trials in Screening Colonoscopy and Colorectal Cancer
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