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Barriers to Lifesaving Colorectal Cancer Screening

  • 2060 Rayburn House Office Building (map)

March 7, 2019 – WASHINGTON, DC – Understanding colorectal cancer screening tests and recommendations is key to ensuring adherence to lifesaving screening and preventing many of the 50,000 deaths each year from colorectal cancer. On Tuesday, March 12, experts from the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, and American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, with special guest U.S. Representative James McGovern, will outline colorectal cancer risk factors, break down the differences among colorectal cancer screening options, and highlight barriers to screening at a special briefing in recognition of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

Tuesday, March 12 12:00-1:00 pm
2060 Rayburn House Office Building
45 Independence Ave., SW,
Washington, DC, 20515

Lunch will be available starting at 11:45 am.

Speakers include:

Steven A. Edmundowicz, MD, FASGE
University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO President, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Jason A. Dominitz, MD, MHS, FASGE
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Governing Board, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

David A. Lieberman, MD, AGAF
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
President, American Gastroenterological Association

Renee L. Williams, MD, MHPE, FACG
NYU Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY
Board of Trustees, American College of Gastroenterology

To RSVP, please contact Nakena Johnson at njohnson@asge.org