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American College of Gastroenterology

The Problem With Medical Specialty Recommendations: Barrett's Esophagus

Dr. Dennis Gottfried | Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Dennis Gottfried

The recommendations of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) concerning screening endoscopy for Barrett's esophagus illustrates how a professional society's recommendations can be self-serving and contrary to best care.

Colorectal Cancer Screening: Know Your Options

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

Screening people between the ages of 50 and 75 for colorectal cancer is so effective at preventing deaths that the USPSTF gives it an "A" rating, higher than breast or prostate cancer screening.