Colorectal Cancer

Principles of GI for the NP and PA

Aug. 10, 2018

Hear from the experts as they provide you with critical updates on treating and managing patients with a variety of GI disorders.

2018 AGA Postgraduate Course

June 2, 2018

Secure your spot for this clinically focused, multi-topic course that offers immediately applicable information. Held in conjunction with DDW®. Save $75 when you register by April 18.

Course for APPs benefits all experience levels

April 16, 2018

AGA's popular course for advanced practice providers will take place Aug. 10 through 12 in Chicago, Illinois.

APPs: Enhance your delivery of patient care

March 28, 2018

AGA's popular course for advanced practice providers will be held this summer in Chicago.

Ready for the “Jimmy Kimmel effect”?

March 21, 2018

AGA leader Dr. Christina Ha performed Jimmy Kimmel’s first colonoscopy. Here’s the clip.

Choose from 30 breakout sessions at the 2018 AGA Postgraduate Course

March 21, 2018

Delve deeper into specific clinical topics that interest you and get concrete action items that can be immediately implemented into your practice.

Advocate CMS, close the colonoscopy loophole

March 8, 2018

AGA urges CMS to address the cost sharing problem that arises when screening colonoscopies become diagnostic for Medicare patients.
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2018 AGA Postgraduate Course explores disorders of the colon and rectum

March 7, 2018

Sessions will explore recent advances to help take your practice to the next level.

AGA Releases Tools for CRC Awareness

March 1, 2018

Help AGA raise awareness around the importance of choosing to get screened for colorectal cancer (CRC).

Factors That Contribute to Differences in Survival of Black vs White Patients With Colorectal Cancer

March 1, 2018

Insurance coverage differences accounted for approximately 1/2 of the disparity in survival rate between black vs white patients with colorectal cancer in 18–64 years old; tumor characteristics accounted for a quarter of the disparity.

Computed Tomography Colonography vs Colonoscopy for Colorectal Cancer Surveillance After Surgery

March 1, 2018

CTC was less effective than OC for the detection of colonic polyps regardless of size or histology.

Get Your Screen On — Spread the Message for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Feb. 23, 2018

Life matters — by making the choice to get screened, colorectal cancer can be prevented

Attend the AGA Postgraduate Course for Practical, Take Home Information

Feb. 12, 2018

Join us on June 2-3 in Washington, D.C. This course is held in conjunction with Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2018.

Cystic Fibrosis Colorectal Cancer Screening Consensus Recommendations

Feb. 1, 2018

The CF Foundation convened a multi-stakeholder task force to develop CRC screening recommendations.

Cost Effectiveness of Screening Individuals With Cystic Fibrosis for Colorectal Cancer

Feb. 1, 2018

Using a MISCAN-Colon microsimulation model, researchers found that screening in these patients should start at an earlier age with a shorter screening interval compared to the general population.

AGA President Sheila Crowe Spends the Day on Capitol Hill Advocating for GI

Jan. 31, 2018

Dr. Crowe met with representatives to let Congress know that research funding and patient access to care are vital.

Headlines from the 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

Jan. 24, 2018

Novel approaches for CRC screening, new treatment options for GI cancers, and more presented at the meeting, which is co-sponsored by AGA.

Blog: Are Patients With PSC and Colitis More likely to Have Subclinical Inflammation?

Jan. 23, 2018

Patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and ulcerative colitis (UC) more likely to have inflammation of the right colon. Read more on the AGA Journals Blog.

Tell Congress: Protect the Care of and Research for Digestive Disease Patients

Jan. 23, 2018

Join AGA Virtual Advocacy Day — Thursday, Jan. 25.

Beyond Drugs for IBD: Improving the Overall Health of IBD Patients

Jan. 19, 2018

Actionable IBD research to be presented at the Crohn’s & Colitis Congress™

Liquid Biopsy Test Shows Promise for Detecting Early-Stage Colorectal Cancer

Jan. 16, 2018

Research update from the 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium.

Save the Date: 2018 AGA Postgraduate Course

Jan. 11, 2018

This year’s course will take place on June 2 and 3, 2018, in Washington, D.C.

New Investigators: Save Money Publishing with Gastroenterology

Jan. 10, 2018

Gastroenterology now promotes and waives page fees for “Hot Papers from New Investigators."

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

Dec. 19, 2017

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the premier meeting for the GI professional. Every year it attracts approximately 15,000 physicians, researchers and academics from around the world who desire to stay up-to-date in the field.