TeleECHO CRC Screening Session 8th – November 2nd 2022

The upcoming TeleECHO CRC Screening Session 8th scheduled for Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022 (4:00 – 5:00 pm).

A Contagious Mentality in South Carolina
GI Doctors Donate their Time to Serve the Uninsured

Speaker: Dr. Bryan Green, Gastroenterologist, Digestive Disease Group, South Carolina
Case Presenter Horizons, East Georgia Health Center,

Dr. Bryan Green of Digestive Disease Group was invited to speak at the Georgia Gastroenterology and Endoscopic Society annual meeting in Atlanta

Dr. Bryan Green of Digestive Disease Group was invited to speak at the Georgia Gastroenterology and Endoscopic Society annual meeting in Atlanta during September 2022. Dr. Green spoke regarding his continued efforts as a leader in the Colon Cancer Prevention Network (CCPN). This organization is a partnership between South Carolina Gastroenterologists who volunteer to do free colonoscopies for underserved patients throughout the state and the Center for Colon Cancer Research at the University of South Carolina.

Late-stage colon cancer showing up in more younger adults. ‘Get screened,’ doctor urges

A growing number of young adults are being diagnosed with late-stage colon cancer, according to a new peer-reviewed study.

Researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine examined data from 100,000 people with adenocarcinoma, an aggressive form of cancer that’s more likely to be caught in later stages. Some of the reasons for a rise in young adults could be linked to obesity,

Insurers to Cover Follow-Up Colonoscopy Without Cost-Sharing for Patients

Advocacy wins are on a roll! Last year, guidelines changed to recommend colorectal cancer screening begin at age 45 for average-risk individuals. This week, additional guidelines came out saying that commercial insurance plans can’t charge patients if they need a colonoscopy after receiving a positive result on a non-invasive colorectal cancer screening test (like FIT or Cologuard®)!

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