Annual Scientific Meeting

Plenary Session 3A: Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Tuesday, October 9
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Location: Terrace Ballroom 4 (level 400)

Category: Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Joseph C. Anderson

Associate Professor of Medicine
Dartmouth College Geisel School of Medicine
Hanover, NH

Joseph C. Anderson is a practicing gastroenterologist at the White River Junction VAMC and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College. He has published on many aspects of CRC screening including risk factors, technical performance, screening of the underinsured and CT colonography. He co-authored the ACG 2009 CRC screening guidelines. He is also a co-investigator in the New Hampshire Colonoscopy Registry which is a statewide database designed to provide data to maximize the efficiency of screening colonoscopy.

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Aasma Shaukat

Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota; GI Section Chief
Minneapolis VAHCS
Minneapolis, MN, US

Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH, FACG, is the Section Chief of GI at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center and Professor at the University of Minnesota. Broadly, Dr. Shaukat's research interests are colorectal cancer screening, translational and clinical research on gastrointestinal cancers, and chemoprevention among average-risk individuals, and those with IBD. She is studying quality indicators for colonoscopy and molecular markers of interval cancers. Her work involves understanding the pathways by which colon polyps develop and progress to colon cancer, developing and validating biomarkers of risk of colon cancer, identifying long-term benefits of CRC screening, and studying the effect of chemoprevention on reducing this risk.

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