Pancreatic Cysts

Progression of Unresected Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms of the Pancreas to Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Oct. 11, 2017

We found that low-risk IPMNs have almost 8% chance of progressing to pancreatic cancer within 10 years.

Unusual Cause of Hematochezia

July 3, 2017

A 73-year-old woman with an ulcerated partially obstructing large mass in the right colon, experienced two episodes of hematochezia, in this week’s Gastroenterology image challenge.

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.

Unusual Liver Tumors

April 25, 2017

A 57-year-old woman had an incidentally detected pancreatic mass and multiple liver lesions diagnosed on her annual checkup.

Add Pancreatic Disorders Sessions to Your DDW® Schedule

April 24, 2017

Council leadership hand-picked a preview of sessions for you to add to your DDW itinerary.

Biomarker Identifies Precancerous Pancreatic Cysts

Nov. 17, 2016

New study highlighted in GI & Hepatology News finds that DNA markers isolated from pancreatic fluid predicted cancer or high-grade dysplasia with 90 percent specificity. Read the full article.

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.
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Why do Pancreatic Tumor Cells Love the Liver?

Nov. 1, 2016

The AGA Journals Blog answers this question by breaking down a new Gastroenterology study.

AGA Experts to Present on Cystic Pancreatic Lesions at Mexican Gastroenterology Week

Oct. 26, 2016

Drs. Paul Moayyedi and Anne Marie Lennon will present on Nov. 22 in Mazatlán, Mexico.

Access AGA Guidelines and Clinical Decision Support Tools on Your Mobile Device

Oct. 25, 2016

The AGA Guidelines App allows you to take notes and bookmark information for future reference.

A Large Pancreatic Pseudocyst Complicating Pregnancy

Sept. 27, 2016

A 31-year-old pregnant woman with a type 2 diabetes mellitus presented with right upper quadrant and epigastric abdominal pain with radiation to her back.

AGA Perspectives Features Asymptomatic Pancreatic Cyst Debate

Sept. 22, 2016

The issue also provides quick takes on the growing role of GI in obesity treatment, big data in health care and the future of HCV therapy.

Upcoming AGA Webinar: Review of Pancreatic Cyst Guidelines

Aug. 25, 2016

Join authors of the guideline and technical review to discuss the evidence behind the guideline.

A Mouse Model for Studying Pancreatic Tumor Resection and Adjuvant Therapy

Aug. 16, 2016

Gastro researchers have developed mice with focal, resectable pancreatic tumors closely resembling human PDACs that can be used to test adjuvant therapies. Click to read more on AGA Journals Blog.

Trending in AGA Community: Hard Cancer Questions

Aug. 3, 2016

AGA Community reached 1,000 discussion posts over the weekend. Trending this week in the forum is the topic of cancer risk and prevention.

Administration of Gemcitabine After Pancreatic Tumor Resection in Mice Induces an Antitumor Immune Response Mediated by Natural Killer Cells

Aug. 1, 2016

Transgenic mice with resectable pancreatic tumors might be promising tools to study adjuvant therapy strategies for patients.

AGA Clinical Guidelines App Now Available

Aug. 1, 2016

Download the new app through AGA App Central.

AGA Clinical Guidelines App

July 22, 2016

Improve patient outcomes and quality with easy to access point-of-care guidelines at your fingertips. Download the AGA Clinical Guidelines App for free at the Apple App Store or Google Play. It's also part of AGA App Central.

Loss of P53 Function Activates JAK2–STAT3 Signaling to Promote Pancreatic Tumor Growth, Stroma Modification, and Gemcitabine Resistance in Mice and Is Associated With Patient Survival

July 18, 2016

In pancreatic tumors of mice, loss of P53 function activates JAK2–STAT3 signaling, which promotes modification of the tumor stroma and tumor growth and resistance to gemcitabine.

Deadline Approaching: DoD Cancer Research Program Grants

June 1, 2016

The presubmission deadline to apply for opportunities is June 8, 2016.

Learn the Latest Cognitive and Technical Tools to Utilize in Practice

April 27, 2016

Registration is still open for the AGA Postgraduate Course at DDW.

NPs and PAs: Enhance Your Value in the GI Care Team

April 12, 2016

AGA's popular course provides practical instruction to improve diagnostic and therapeutic skill sets.

DDSEP 8 - Complete

April 12, 2016

The eighth edition of AGA's premier GI education program features new and expanded content to help you enhance your knowledge, build expertise and improve patient care.

DDSEP 8 - Chapter 3 - Pancreatic Physiology and Disease

April 12, 2016

Focus on a specific GI topic area and master the content most important to you.