Colorectal Cancer

2018 AGA Postgraduate Course

June 2, 2018

Secure your spot for this clinically focused, multi-topic course that offers immediately applicable information. Held in conjunction with DDW®. Save $75 when you register by April 18.

Attend the AGA Postgraduate Course for Practical, Take Home Information

Feb. 12, 2018

Join us on June 2-3 in Washington, D.C. This course is held in conjunction with Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2018.

AGA President Sheila Crowe Spends the Day on Capitol Hill Advocating for GI

Jan. 31, 2018

Dr. Crowe met with representatives to let Congress know that research funding and patient access to care are vital.

Headlines from the 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

Jan. 24, 2018

Novel approaches for CRC screening, new treatment options for GI cancers, and more presented at the meeting, which is co-sponsored by AGA.

Blog: Are Patients With PSC and Colitis More likely to Have Subclinical Inflammation?

Jan. 23, 2018

Patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and ulcerative colitis (UC) more likely to have inflammation of the right colon. Read more on the AGA Journals Blog.

Tell Congress: Protect the Care of and Research for Digestive Disease Patients

Jan. 23, 2018

Join AGA Virtual Advocacy Day — Thursday, Jan. 25.

Beyond Drugs for IBD: Improving the Overall Health of IBD Patients

Jan. 19, 2018

Actionable IBD research to be presented at the Crohn’s & Colitis Congress™
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Liquid Biopsy Test Shows Promise for Detecting Early-Stage Colorectal Cancer

Jan. 16, 2018

Research update from the 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium.

Save the Date: 2018 AGA Postgraduate Course

Jan. 11, 2018

This year’s course will take place on June 2 and 3, 2018, in Washington, D.C.

New Investigators: Save Money Publishing with Gastroenterology

Jan. 10, 2018

Gastroenterology now promotes and waives page fees for “Hot Papers from New Investigators."

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.

Blog: Which Patients With Flat Low-Grade Dysplasia are at High Risk for Colorectal Cancer?

Dec. 13, 2017

High-grade dysplaisa or colorectal cancer developed in all patients with flat low-grade dysplasia and aneuploidy researchers report. Read more on the AGA Journals Blog.

Funding for Colorectal Cancer Research

Nov. 15, 2017

NCI is offering $3 million in research funding for colorectal cancer screening research.

What to Make of Colorectal Cancer in Patients Younger Than 50?

Nov. 9, 2017

Most cases of colorectal cancer (CRC) in young adults seem to “just happen.” Best opportunity to prevent CRC death is prompt evaluation and early diagnosis.

Important Opportunity to Advise CMS on Colonoscopy Episode

Oct. 26, 2017

It is critical that you share your feedback with CMS by Wednesday, Nov. 15.

Unusual Submucosal Tumor in the Rectosigmoid Colon

Oct. 22, 2017

Screening colonoscopy in a 45-year-old woman revealed a protruding mass in the rectosigmoid colon.

Blog: Special 15th Anniversary Collection from Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Oct. 11, 2017

Celebrate this milestone with a look back at landmark articles, commentaries and reviews. Read more on the AGA Journals blog.

Fresh vs Frozen Samples and Ambient Temperature Have Little Effect on Detection of Colorectal Cancer or Adenomas by a Fecal Immunochemical Test in a Colorectal Cancer Screening Cohort in Germany

Oct. 11, 2017

We found that use of fresh vs frozen samples slightly affected positivity rates and the proportions of CRCs or adenomas detected at the recommended Hgb cutoff value.

Closing the Colonoscopy Loophole

Oct. 4, 2017

AGA committee member Shazia Mehmood Siddique’s Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed explains how current legislation is hurting patients.

My Inaugural Visit to Capitol Hill

Sept. 28, 2017

Dr. Nice Toriz learned that it’s urgent to participate in advocacy to ensure that Congress hears the voice of GI.

AGA Spanish Patient Education Materials at Your Fingertips

Sept. 26, 2017

Spanish materials cover a range of topics including colorectal cancer, colonoscopy, pancreatitis and more.

Hispanic Heritage Month and Patient Care

Sept. 16, 2017

Resources available to help you better engage with your Hispanic patients.

Interval Colorectal Cancer Incidence Among Subjects Undergoing Multiple Rounds of Fecal Immunochemical Testing

Aug. 24, 2017

We found that among persons screened by FIT, 23% developed FIT interval cancer.

Interval Colorectal Cancer Incidence Among Subjects Undergoing Multiple Rounds of Fecal Immunochemical Testing

Aug. 1, 2017

We found that among persons screened by fecal immunochemical tests, 23% developed FIT interval cancer.