Current Press Releases and Media Statements

2015 Press Releases

May 12, 2015
American College of Gastroenterology Announces New Co-Editors-in-Chief of Red Journal: Dr. Brian Lacy and Dr. Brennan Spiegel Assume New Role in 2016

April 28, 2015
Senator Ben Cardin and Congressman Richard Neal Introduce SCREEN Act: Bill Reduces Barriers for Medicare Beneficiaries to Colorectal Cancer and Hepatitis C Screening

 January 21, 2015
Gastroenterology Societies Discuss Patient Safety in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: What you need to know

2014 Press Releases

December 2, 2014
ACG and ASGE Issue Updated Quality Indicators for GI Endoscopic Procedures

September 22, 2014
Good Bowel Cleansing Is Key for High-Quality Colonoscopy
U.S. Multi-Society Task Force Releases Consensus Statement on Adequate Bowel Cleansing for Colonoscopy

August 5, 2014
Genetic Testing of Tumor is Recommended for Colorectal Cancer Patients

August 5, 2014
American College of Gastroenterology Releases Evidence-Based Systematic Review on Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Chronic Idiopathic Constipation

June 30, 2014
New Joint Education Standards Help GI & Hepatology Training Programs Meet Accreditation Requirements

June 17, 2014
New Guidelines Warn of Liver Dangers from Herbal Supplements, OTC and RX Drugs

May 29, 2014
World Digestive Health Day Focuses on Gut Microbes

April 22, 2014
Combination of Alcohol and Tobacco Increases Risk of Esophageal Cancer

March 17, 2014
Dozens of Groups Meet in Washington to Commit to Eliminating Colorectal Cancer

March 3, 2014
President Declares March 2014 National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

January 21, 2014
Quinoa Well Tolerated in Patients with Celiac Disease