Esophageal Cancer

Congressional Committees Approve Increase for NIH Funding

Sept. 13, 2017

Senate bill includes funding for gastrointestinal disorders and cancers.

Summary of the James W. Freston Conference on Intestinal Metaplasia

July 20, 2017

A recap of the 2016 conference, which focused on intestinal metaplasia in the esophagus and stomach, is now available in Gastroenterology.

Genetic Alterations in Esophageal Tissues From Squamous Dysplasia to Carcinoma

June 26, 2017

We analyzed mutations and gene copy number changes in nontumor, IEN, and ESCC samples, collected from 70 patients.

Did You Miss AGA Sessions at DDW® 2017?

June 14, 2017

Check out more than 100 hours of AGA Institute Council sessions with DDW On Demand.

Solute Carrier Family 39 Member 6 Gene Promotes Aggressiveness of Esophageal Carcinoma Cells by Increasing Intracellular Levels of Zinc, Activating Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase Signaling, and Up-regulating Genes That Regulate Metastasis

June 1, 2017

We investigated the function of SLC39A6 and ways in which this variant affects tumor progression by studying ESCC samples and cell lines.

More Research is Needed to Improve the State of Gastric Cancer

May 18, 2017

AGA hosted a summit to discuss the state of the science in gastroesophageal cancers.

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

May 6, 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.
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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.

More Funding Needed in Fight Against Deadliest Cancers

March 8, 2017

AGA calls on Congress to increase NIH funding to $34 billion in FY 2017.

New AGA Perspectives Issue Live

Jan. 26, 2017

Read expert opinions on dysplasia surveillance in Barrett's esophagus, refractory H. pylori treatment and diversity in GI.

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.

PET Scans Can Inform and Improve Treatment for Patients With Esophageal Cancer

Jan. 17, 2017

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

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course USB

Jan. 11, 2017

Look to the future of GI and step beyond basic learning by ordering the USB from the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course: The Full Scope of GI Advances.

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course Resources

Jan. 6, 2017

Order resources from the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course: The Full Scope of GI Advances and gain access to a multi-topic course taught by world-renowned leaders.

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course Online Sessions

Jan. 4, 2017

Order the on-demand online sessions from the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course: The Full Scope of GI Advances to learn key treatment advances that you can immediately implement in your practice.

A Rare Submucosal Tumor of the Esophagus

Jan. 2, 2017

An asymptomatic 66-year-old woman was referred to our hospital for a lower esophageal tumor.

Highlighted Abstracts from the International Digestive Disease Forum

Dec. 21, 2016

CGH features 104 abstracts from the 2016 meeting, which took place in Hong Kong.

2017 Research Grants Open for Applications

Dec. 6, 2016

Apply for one of eight available grants from the AGA Research Foundation in January 2017.

Deadline to Submit Section Election Nominations: Nov. 28

Nov. 14, 2016

Get involved with the AGA Institute Council to help plan the next DDW®, select future James W. Freston Conference topics and much more.

Apply for These 2017 Research Grants Before They Close

Nov. 8, 2016

The next batch of research grants from the AGA Research Foundation are open for applications.

AGA Members Take Center Stage at UEG Week 2016

Nov. 2, 2016

The Best of DDW® and Rising Stars sessions at the October conference highlighted a number of AGA members and their research.

Help Plan the Next DDW®

Nov. 1, 2016

The AGA Institute Council section nomination site is now open for 2017-2019 vice chairs and nominating committees.

Alcohol Consumption and Multiple Dysplastic Lesions Increase Risk of Squamous Cell Carcinoma in the Esophagus, Head, and Neck

Oct. 28, 2016

We examined the association between SCC of the esophagus or head and neck cancer as well as alcohol consumption and smoking.

Here’s What You Missed at Freston 2016

Aug. 22, 2016

View the abstracts presented at the meeting, which highlight novel ideas for the prevention of intestinal metaplasia in the esophagus and stomach.