Colorectal Cancer

Through the AGA Roadmap to the Future of GI Practice, AGA offers this Colorectal Cancer Clinical Service Line to support high-quality patient care.

In the U.S., colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer diagnosed among men and women and the second leading cause of death from cancer. CRC largely can be prevented by the detection and removal of adenomatous polyps. 

Educate Yourself

 

Manage Your Practice

Manage your practice with useful resources and practice improvement tools including CPT, HCPCS, ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes that are commonly used for GI procedures.

AGA's Screening Colonoscopy Bundled Payment Model

Lower GI Endoscopy Quick Reference & Crosswalk Chart

G-Codes for Lower GI Endoscopy Procedures Coding FAQ

Screening Colonoscopy Coding FAQs

CRC CPT Codes

CRC ICD-9 Codes

ICD-10 Resource Center 

Measure Your quality

Several mechanisms are available for capturing quality data related to the screening and care of patients.

AGA Digestive Health Recognition Program™

PCPI Measures for Endoscopy and Polyp Surveillance

Choosing Wisely®

Educate Your Patients

Materials include AGA guides and videos to help your patients better understand their condition and facilitate doctor-patient discussions.

Questions to Ask About a High-Quality Colonoscopy (video)

Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Treatment 

Information on Colorectal Cancer from the American Cancer Society

Consumer Update from FDA

In this video from AGA, Dr. Joanne A. P. Wilson explains to your patients what they can expect before, during and after a colonoscopy:

 

BROUGHT TO YOU AS PART OF THE
AGA Roadmap to the Future of GI