Update on CA Bill Seeking to Waive Patient Cost-Sharing for Therapeutic and Diagnostic Screening Colonoscopy

Neil H. Stollman, MD, FACGACG Governor for Northern California This month, the California State Senate and Assembly passed the, “Health Care Coverage: Colorectal Cancer Screening and Testing (AB 1763).”  This bill, introduced by CA State ...

World Hepatitis Day: Demonstration Project Links Colorectal Cancer Screening and Hepatitis C Virus Screening

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs On Thursday, July 28th, ACG joined the CDC and other patient advocacy groups in commemorating “World Hepatitis Day.” To raise awareness to this issue, ACG urged Capitol Hill to pass ...

Updated USPSTF Colorectal Cancer Screening Recommendations

On June 15, 2016 the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued an update to its 2008 recommendations for colorectal cancer screening. The USPSTF writes: “The USPSTF found convincing evidence that screening for colorectal cancer in adults ...
Education Universe

ACG Education Universe Video of the Week: Dr. Carol Burke on Polyps and CRC

Explore the ACG Education Universe with Weekly Picks by Co-Editors The ACG Education Universe is a robust online educational library featuring video presentations from ACG’s national and regional meetings. To help guide you through the wealth ...

Low-Dose Aspirin for Prevention of Colorectal Cancer: New USPSTF Recommendations

Commentary: Low-Dose Aspirin for Prevention Colorectal Cancer: New USPSTF Recommendations Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH, FACG, University of Minnesota   Dr. Shaukat is the ACG Governor for Minnesota.  She is the Section Chief, GI Section, Minneapolis ...

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Congress Needs to Learn From Katie Couric

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs This week, ACG shared Katie Couric’s unanticipated journey as a cancer advocate with Congress.  Ms. Couric’s work is the subject of a personal essay published in the American College ...