2016-04-28 20:19:33 UTC

Colorectal Cancer Syndromes

Chicago, IL.




Review of treatments for Colorectal Cancer:

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About the Instructors

Barbara Jung, MD, AGAF

Barbara Jung, MD is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at University of Illinois Chicago.  Dr. Jung is a practicing physician-scientist with a focus on colorectal cancer (CRC) pathogenesis and prevention.  Dr. Jung's clinical expertise includes management of patients at increased risk for colorectal cancer as the leader of a multi-disciplinary clinic tailored to the individuals needs for surgical, genetic counseling, nutrition, endoscopic, imaging, or psychological support.  She is also the principle investigator of the Chicago Colorectal Cancer Consortium which focuses on the study of differential aspects of CRC in African Americans.  She runs an independent laboratory deciphering mechanisms of colorectal cancer, specifically metastatic disease and is nationally recognized for her contributions.  Dr. Jung is an active member of the GI community, the University of Illinois College of Medicine and the American Gastroenterological Association, for which she has served on the Ethics as well as the Women's Committee.  

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