Curated GI articles May 6th, 2022: First CRC screening blood test-launched by Guardant Health

Curated GI articles May 6th, 2022: First CRC screening blood test-launched by Guardant Health

Curated GI articles May 6th, 2022:
First CRC screening blood test-launched by Guardant Health
GI Alliance Partners with Digestive Health Specialists (PR Newswire)
Digestive Health Specialists (DHS) is the leading GI provider in the greater Kansas City metro area, and the largest independent practice in Missouri.
Guardant Health Announces Shield™ Blood Test Available in US to Detect Early Signs of CRC in Average-Risk Adults (Guardant Health)
The test demonstrated sensitivity of 91% in colorectal cancer and 20% in advanced adenoma detection with specificity of 92% in validation studies.
AI could become a GI industry standard for detectionMedtronic exec (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Austin Chiang, MD, CMO of gastrointestinal at Medtronic, spoke with Becker’s to discuss how AI could be the next cost-effective industry standard for detection.
GI Alliance Expands Houston Market with Gastroenterology Consultants (Benzinga)
Gastroenterology Consultants consists of nine physicians and six advanced practice providers who provide GI care in six locations.
USPSTF: The Jury Is Out on Aspirin for CRC Prevention (Medscape)
The USPSTF has backtracked on low-dose aspirin, stating in new guidance that the evidence is too murky to make a recommendation either for or against it.
The AGA Research Foundation awards $2.56 million in research funding (AGA)
Meet the 61 recipients selected to receive research funding through the annual AGA Research Foundation Awards Program.
Peter Mountney, PhD – On Odin vision, Artificial intelligence in GI and more! (GI Startup Podcast)
Peter Mountney, CEO of Odin Vision speaks about Odin vision, details the future of AI in GI, and how Odin Vision differentiates itself from other AI companies in the GI field.
Exact Sciences Announces First Quarter 2022 Results (PR Newswire)
“The Exact Sciences team delivered outstanding results to start 2022, testing a record number of people with Cologuard® and Oncotype DX®,” said Kevin Conroy, chairman and CEO.
Illinois Gastroenterology Group Facing Class Action in Wake of October 2021 Data Breach (Class Action)
The group waited more than five months, until late April 2022, to notify victims, the lawsuit relays.
Data Security Must Be Prioritized In The Healthcare Industry (Forbes)
In order to safeguard our healthcare data systems, data security must immediately become a strategic agenda item for healthcare executives.
FDA Grants Breakthrough Device Designation to Precision-GI for Tumor Biopsies (Targeted Oncology)
The FDA has granted breakthrough device designation to Precision-GI™ Endoscopic Ultrasound Biopsy Product, a tool that assists with performing a tumor biopsy.
Why May 2022 is Pivotal to U.S. Healthcare: Four Reasons (Paul Keckley)
May begins in what is likely the most consequential for healthcare in years due to the cumulative impact of the factors mentioned in the article.
Sharma’s Endoscopy Insights: Colorectal Polyps, EMR & Polypectomy (GI & Endoscopy News)
This issue of “Endoscopy Insights,” focuses on endoscopic mucosal resection, colorectal polyps, and the safety of polypectomy.
10 gastroenterologists to know (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
The article enlists 10 gastroenterologists compiled by Becker’s Healthcare.
ACG’s New Barrett’s Esophagus Guidelines Have Practice-Changing Implications (Medscape)
The article offers impactful, potentially game-changing implications of the recommendations which are currently used and might need to do going forward.
Can coordinated care help patients with high-risk IBD? (MHealth Lab)
A team looks at how a more intentional approach to care can benefit individuals with the gastroenterological condition.
Diagnostic GI endoscopy linked to subsequent cardiovascular, respiratory events (Healio)
Diagnostic gastrointestinal endoscopy was associated with an excess of unexpected events requiring primary care consultation or emergency hospitalization.
Random Biopsies Could Help Detect Dysplasia in IBD Patients (HCP Live)
A team has investigated the rate and clinicopathologic features of dysplastic lesions found in total colectomy or proctocolectomy specimens undetected during a previous colonoscopy.

More Hot headlines in GI
Feds warn of ‘exceptionally aggressive’ ransomware threat targeting healthcare (Fierce Healthcare)

Endoscopy before age 50 years linked to reduced risk for colorectal cancer among women (Healio)

Ten Super-Creepy Medical Technologies (The Medical Futurist)

VIDEO: NASPGHAN toolbox provides quick, easy access to pediatric GI resources (Healio)

Register for the Digestive Disease Week 2022 (ASGE)

VIDEO: Genetic testing for hereditary GI cancers goes beyond individual patient care (Healio)

AGAF applications now open (MDedge)

When Fragmentation of Care May Be Better: Treating Pancreatic Cancer (GI & Endoscopy News)

3 GI center openings (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)

Biosimilar Education Needed for Pediatric Patients With IBD and Caregivers (AJMC)

Infectivity of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant in the intestinal tract (News Medical)

Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders  (NextServices)

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