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Dr. Jason Dominitz

Large VA Trial Seeks Critical Answers on CRC Screening

The VA has embarked on a landmark study to understand which test is best for colorectal cancer screening. The CONFIRM trial is a large randomized study directly evaluating the two most commonly used approaches to colorectal cancer screening in the United States, colonoscopy vs FIT.

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Thursday, December 14th

Microbiome Symposium

The CFAR Enterics Study Team, the Center for Microbiome Sciences and Therapeutics (CMiST), and Global WACh are pleased to host a microbiome-focused half-day symposium on December 14, 2017. Keynote speaker: Grace Aldrovandi, MD, CM, from UCLA. There is no fee to register.

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Saturday, December 2nd

State-of-the-Art in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

This full-day CME and CNE accredited course is specifically designed for gastroenterologists, hepatologists, surgeons, infectious disease providers, GI/hepatology nurses, and other health care professionals who treat patients with digestive and liver diseases.

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Dr. Jasmine Zia

Provider Interpretations of IBS Food and Symptom Journals

Up to 65% of patients with IBS associate certain foods with their symptom flare-ups. Identifying personalized trigger foods in food and symptom journals is a commonly accepted management strategy. But how are providers interpreting these results?

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Drs. Andrew Kaz & Jason Dominitz

Editorial: The Name Game

Are quality metrics being circumvented by inappropriate categorization of colonoscopies? A recent study of 3 UK teaching hospitals demonstrated that one-third of endoscopists inappropriately converted colonoscopies to flexible sigmoidoscopies.

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