Colorectal Cancer

Principles of Gastroenterology for the NP and PA

Aug. 11, 2017

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

FUSE Outperforms Forward-viewing Colonoscopy in Detecting Dysplasia in Patients With IBD

May 23, 2017

Researchers report on the advantages of full-spectrum endoscopy (FUSE) in detecting dysplastic lesions. Read more about this study in the AGA Journals Blog.

Two New Strategies Emerging to Treat GI Cancers

May 22, 2017

Engineered T cells and immune checkpoint inhibitors show promise for treating GI cancers, according to a well-attended AGA talk at DDW® 2017.

Incidence, Risk Factors, and Outcomes of Colorectal Cancer in Patients With Ulcerative Colitis With Low-Grade Dysplasia: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

April 28, 2017

We found that among patients with UC-LGD under surveillance, the annual incidence of progression to CRC was 0.8%; differences in rates of LGD diagnosis varied with pathologists’ level of expertise.

Major Gastrointestinal Bleeding Often Is Caused by Occult Malignancy in Patients Receiving Warfarin or Dabigatran to Prevent Stroke and Systemic Embolism From Atrial Fibrillation

April 28, 2017

We found approximately 1 of every 12 MGIB events to be related to an occult cancer.

AGA Institute President Meets With Key Lawmakers on Capitol Hill

April 19, 2017

Dr. Wang discussed NIH funding and access to CRC screenings.

Young Onset Breast and Colon Cancer

April 12, 2017

Review the latest Gastroenterology image challenge and try to determine the patient's diagnosis.
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Hand-Picked Gastrointestional Oncology Sessions at DDW® 2017

April 10, 2017

Rhonda Souza, MD, AGAF, (chair) and John P. Lynch, MD, PhD, (vice chair) reveal their section's most anticipated DDW sessions.

Step Beyond Basic Learning With the AGA Postgraduate Course

April 4, 2017

Get the full scope of GI advances from world-renowned leaders during this multi-topic course.

Introducing Our "Shark Tank" Participants

March 28, 2017

Do these innovative GI devices/technologies have what it takes to achieve success in the marketplace? These five participants will go up against a panel at the 2017 AGA Tech Summit.

AGA Offers Free Patient Education Tools on Colorectal Cancer

March 27, 2017

Share this health education on colorectal cancer, written with patients in mind and available in both English and Spanish.

AGA Leaders Spreading CRC Awareness

March 15, 2017

For Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, AGA leaders have taken to social media to help the public understand how to prevent this deadly cancer.

AGA Postgraduate Course: Early Bird Deadline is March 22

March 13, 2017

After Wednesday, registration rates will go up by $75. AGA members receive deep discounts .

AGA Throws it Back to the '70s in New CRC Awareness Campaign

March 9, 2017

We’re calling attention to the fact that our friends who grew up in the '70s need to be screened for colorectal cancer.

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course Explores Disorders of the Colon and Rectum

March 3, 2017

World-renowned faculty will address a series of innovations in this area of patient care, May 6 and 7.

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March 2, 2017

Here are five easy ways you can join us in raising awareness.

Real-Time Monitoring of Results During First Year of Dutch Colorectal Cancer Screening Program and Optimization by Altering Fecal Immunochemical Test Cut-Off Levels

March 1, 2017

Close monitoring of the implementation of the Dutch national CRC screening program allowed for instant adjustment of the FIT cut-off levels to optimize program performance.

March Health News: It's Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Feb. 22, 2017

CRC is the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., but it can be prevented through timely screening.

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course Features 29 Breakout Sessions

Feb. 16, 2017

Step beyond basic learning in six general sessions, plus your choice of one luncheon breakout and one case-based session.

Repression of MicroRNA Function Mediates Inflammation-associated Colon Tumorigenesis

Feb. 16, 2017

We studied whether alterations in miRNA function contribute to inflammation-associated colon carcinogenesis.

Highlighted Research from the 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

Jan. 18, 2017

Top headlines for this year’s meeting cover physical activity in advanced CRC, treatment for rectal cancer and PET scans for esophageal cancer.

Watch-and-Wait Approach for Rectal Cancer Appears an Option for More Patients

Jan. 17, 2017

Highlighted research from the 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, co-sponsored by AGA.

Physical Activity Linked to Longer Survival in Advanced Colorectal Cancer

Jan. 17, 2017

Highlighted research from the 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, co-sponsored by AGA.

New Gastro Special Issue on IBD

Jan. 11, 2017

This supplement includes commentaries from leading experts in the field on innovations and changing paradigms in IBD.