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After receiving a surprise colorectal cancer diagnosis, Emilio Blanco is encouraging other men in his position to go seek care.
CNN Health talks to Dr. Joel Gabre on the increase of colorectal cancer diagnoses among younger patients.
HICCC Director Anil Rustgi, MD, is being honored for his major contributions in advancing the care of patients with digestive diseases through clinical or translational research.
How the Yiping Han lab is connecting the dots between oral bacteria, cancer, and early disease detection.
Source:The New York TimesJuly 8, 2022
Though less serious, abdominal discomfort is not uncommon after colonoscopy, said HICCC member Dr. Kavel Visrodia, assistant professor in the Division of Digestive Diseases at Columbia.
- April 15, 2022
Congratulations to Dr. Joel Gabre, recipient of a 2022 Research Scholar Award from the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Research Foundation.
Source:CUIMC NewsroomMarch 23, 2022
The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force now recommends that colon cancer screening start at age 45, with increasing numbers of young people with colon cancer becoming a troubling trend.
- March 18, 2022
In a new content series, Notes from the Lab, we spotlight research by the Piero Dalerba lab that aims to predict resistance to immunotherapy in certain colon cancers.
Source:Columbia SurgeryMarch 14, 2022
Having a rapport with kids is a critical part of the job for Dr. James Church and other Columbia colorectal surgeons who treat people with hereditary colon cancer.
- February 22, 2022
A distinguished leader in surgery, medicine, and academia, Dr. Forde applied a strong but gentle approach to enacting change during his longstanding career.
- June 17, 2021
Dr. James Church weighs in on the significance of this sweeping change in screening guidelines for colorectal cancer.