Small Intestinal Cancer

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.

Watch the DDW® 2017 Recap on Intestinal Disorders

July 12, 2017

New advances in treating intestinal disorders you need to know about.

Intestinal Disorders Must-See Sessions at DDW® 2017

April 17, 2017

Featuring outstanding basic, translational and clinical research.

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.

AGA Biannual Scientific Exchange With UEG Continues at DDW® 2017

April 10, 2017

AGA and the United European Gastroenterology (UEG) will cosponsor two sessions at DDW 2017 on May 7 & 8 in Chicago, IL.

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.

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.

Polyclonal Crypt Genesis and Development of Familial Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors

July 18, 2016

We investigated the relationship between EC cells, ISCs, and SI-NETs.

Make GI Cancer Research a Top Priority for the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative

April 18, 2016

NCI opens online platform to submit ideas about research for Cancer Moonshot; submit your ideas for GI cancer research.

DDSEP 8 - Chapter 14 - Gastrointestinal Cancers

April 12, 2016

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

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 - Question Bank Only

April 12, 2016

Assess your knowledge with more than 800 questions, answers and rationales.

Proposed 2017 Budget Includes Funding for Key AGA Priorities

Feb. 11, 2016

Proposal includes fix to current Medicare screening colonoscopy coinsurance problem.

AGA Supports Cancer Moonshot Initiative

Feb. 11, 2016

The initiative is included in Obama's 2017 budget proposal, along with other research funding.

2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium Kicks Off Thursday

Jan. 21, 2016

Review the science that will be presented at this year’s meeting, and find out how you can follow along.

Everolimus Slows Growth of Neuroendocrine Tumors

Jan. 15, 2016

Highlighted study from the 2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, which AGA is co-sponsoring.

New Targeted Hormone-Radiation Treatment Slows Growth of Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumors

Jan. 15, 2016

Highlighted study from the 2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, which AGA is co-sponsoring.

Still Time to Save on GI Cancers Symposium Registration

Nov. 17, 2015

The deadline to sign up for early registration and hotel reservations is Dec. 16, 2015.

Secondary Extramedullary Plasmablastic Myeloma of the Small Bowel

Sept. 29, 2015

October Image of the Month features a patient with recently diagnosed plasmablastic myeloma and anemia.

A Hereditary Form of Small Intestinal Carcinoid Associated With a Germline Mutation in Inositol Polyphosphate Multikinase

June 19, 2015

We performed a genetic analysis of families with small intestinal carcinoids to establish a hereditary basis and find genes that might cause this cancer.

Can Plant Botanicals Prevent Cancer?

June 16, 2015

Nursing student Alicia A. Frieburg will explore this question during an AGA-funded summer fellowship.

Have You Registered for the GI Cancers Symposium?

Jan. 8, 2015

Review the latest research and science in cancers of the pancreas, small bowel, hepatobiliary tract, colon and rectum, and the esophagus and stomach.

Unusual Colonic Polypoid Mass Without Melanin Pigment Deposits

Sept. 29, 2014

Zofran Recalled Due to Potential For Serious Cardiac Risks

Dec. 6, 2012

The 32 mg, single IV dose of the anti-nausea drug Zofran (ondansetron hydrochloride) will no longer be marketed because of the potential for serious cardiac risks.