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The Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Gastrointestinal Cancer (CGA-IGC) was established in 1995 to improve understanding of the basic science of inherited colorectal cancer and the clinical management of affected families, with an emphasis on the particular aspects of caring for families living in the Americas. The Expert Approach to Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancers podcast series (seasons 1 and 2), and more recently, the Journal Club podcast series (season 3), are presented by the CGA-IGC Education Committee.

The Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Gastrointestinal Cancer (CGA-IGC) was established in 1995 to improve understanding of the basic science of inherited colorectal cancer and the clinical management of affected families, with an emphasis on the particular aspects of caring for families living in the Americas. The Expert Approach to Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancers podcast series (seasons 1 and 2), and more recently, the Journal Club podcast series (season 3), are presented by the CGA-IGC Education Committee.

Location:

Fullerton, CA

Description:

The Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Gastrointestinal Cancer (CGA-IGC) was established in 1995 to improve understanding of the basic science of inherited colorectal cancer and the clinical management of affected families, with an emphasis on the particular aspects of caring for families living in the Americas. The Expert Approach to Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancers podcast series (seasons 1 and 2), and more recently, the Journal Club podcast series (season 3), are presented by the CGA-IGC Education Committee.

Language:

English

Contact:

7146260113


Episodes

Episode 20: S.4 Ep. 3 Naproxen Chemoprevention Promotes Immune Activation in Lynch Syndrome Colorectal Mucosa

4/12/2021
This episode is hosted by Dr. Thomas Slavin (T.J.) and features Dr. Eduardo Vilar-Sanchez. Dr. Vilar-Sanchez is a medical oncologist at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Together they discuss “Naproxen chemoprevention promotes immune activation in Lynch syndrome colorectal mucosa,” which was published in Gut and found here: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32641470/ This episode was recorded on March 26, 2021 and reflects expert opinion at the time of the recording.

Duration:00:13:33

Episode 19: S.4 Ep. 2 Phenotypic Differences in Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome With or Without a Disease-causing SMAD4/BMPR1A Variant

3/17/2021
This episode is hosted by Dr. Thomas Slavin (T.J.) and features Dr. Bryson Katona and Dr. Suzanne MacFarland. Dr. Katona is a gastroenterologist at Penn Medicine and Dr. MacFarland is an oncologist in the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Together they discuss their recent publication, “Phenotypic Differences in Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome With or Without a Disease-causing SMAD4/BMPR1A Variant,” published in Cancer Prevention Research and found here:...

Duration:00:15:41

Episode 18: S.4 Ep. 1 Eflornithine plus Sulindac for Prevention of Progression in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

2/15/2021
This episode is hosted by Dr. Thomas Slavin (T.J.) and features Dr. Carol Burke, a gastroenterologist at the Cleveland Clinic. They discuss a study of combination therapy to delay disease progression in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis, recently published in The New England Journal of Medicine, found here: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32905675/ This episode was recorded on January 12, 2021 and reflects expert opinion at the time of the recording.

Duration:00:14:47

S.3 Ep.6 Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer: updated clinical practice guidelines

10/20/2020
The sixth episode, hosted by Dr. TJ Slavin, features Dr. Sonia Kupfer, a gastroenterologist at University of Chicago and former CGA-IGC president. They discuss the updated clinical practice guidelines for hereditary diffuse gastric cancer that were recently published online in Lancet Oncology, found here: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32758476/ . This episode was recorded on September 21, 2020, and reflects expert opinion at the time of the recording.

Duration:00:11:30

S.3 Ep. 5 Cancer prevention with aspirin in hereditary colorectal cancer (Lynch Syndrome), 10-year follow-up and registry-based 20-year data in the CAPP2 study: a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial

10/19/2020
The fifth episode, hosted by CGA-IGC Council Member Dr. Swati Patel, features Sir John Burn, who is a professor of clinical genetics at Newcastle University, and Dr. Toni Seppälä, who is a GI surgeon from University of Helsinki currently conducting a research fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. They discuss recently updated data from the CAPP2 study of aspirin chemoprevention in individuals with Lynch syndrome that was published in Lancet this summer, found here:...

Duration:00:28:24

S.3 Ep. 4 Highlights from the 2020 ASCO Annual Meeting

9/14/2020
This episode is hosted by Dr. Leah Biller and features Dr. Zsofia Stadler, a medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and CGA council member, and Dr. Michael Hall, a medical oncologist at Fox Chase Cancer Center and CGA past president. They discuss data from Abstract 1500 (https://meetinglibrary.asco.org/record/185963/abstract), which reports on targeted therapy based on germline analysis of tumor-normal sequencing in a pan-cancer population, as well as data from the...

Duration:00:28:45

S.3 Ep.3: Updates in the Evaluation and Management of Serrated Polyposis Syndrome (SPS)

7/13/2020
The third episode, hosted by CGA-IGC Council Member Dr. Swati Patel, features Dr. Arne Bleijenberg, who is a research fellow at Amsterdam University Medical Center, and Dr. Evelien Dekker, who is a professor in the Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and Gastrointestinal Oncology and the head of the Hereditary Cancer Center at the Amsterdam University Medical Center. They discuss the recently updated World Health Organization Guidelines on diagnosis of Serrated Polyposis Syndrome...

Duration:00:30:13

S.3 Ep.2: A Multi-Institutional Cohort of Therapy-Associated Polyposis in Childhood and Young Adulthood Cancer Survivors

5/17/2020
The second episode features Dr. Leah Biller, CGA education committee member, who is interviewed by fellow CGA education committee member TJ Slavin. They discuss "A Multi-Institutional Cohort of Therapy-Associated Polyposis in Childhood and Young Adulthood Cancer Survivors", recently published online in Cancer Prevention Research. You can find the article here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32051178 This episode was recorded May 5, 2020 and reflects expert opinion at the time of the...

Duration:00:09:34

S3. Ep.1: Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Gastrointestinal Cancer Position statement on multigene panel testing for patients with colorectal cancer and/or polyposis

4/13/2020
Each episode of the 2020 season of the CGA-IGC podcast series will be a short journal club featuring a recently published article of interest to our membership. The first episode features Brandie Heald Leach, former CGA president, who is interviewed by CGA education committee member TJ Slavin. They discuss the CGA-IGC position statement on multi-gene panel testing for hereditary colorectal cancer and polyposis, published online in Familial Cancer on March 14, 2020. You can find the article...

Duration:00:09:27

S2 Ep.6: Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care for Patients with FAP

12/19/2019
The 2019 season of the CGA-IGC podcast series, Expert Approach to Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancers, will focus on the management of extra-colonic features of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, or FAP. FAP is an inherited condition that is primarily characterized by the development of many colon polyps and an increased risk for colon cancer, but there are other aspects of FAP that are also important to be aware of and manage appropriately. The sixth and final episode features Kristin Zajo, a...

Duration:00:23:28

S2. Ep.5: Thyroid disease in FAP

10/22/2019
The 2019 season of the CGA-IGC podcast series, Expert Approach to Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancers, will focus on the management of extra-colonic features of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, or FAP. FAP is an inherited condition that is primarily characterized by the development of many colon polyps and an increased risk for colon cancer, but there are other aspects of FAP that are also important to be aware of and manage appropriately. The fifth episode features Dr. Jennifer Sipos, an...

Duration:00:30:18

S2 Ep.4: Desmoid disease in FAP

9/9/2019
The 2019 season of the CGA-IGC podcast series, Expert Approach to Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancers, will focus on the management of extra-colonic features of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, or FAP. FAP is an inherited condition that is primarily characterized by the development of many colon polyps and an increased risk for colon cancer, but there are other aspects of FAP that are also important to be aware of and manage appropriately. The fourth episode features Dr. James Church,...

Duration:00:29:43

S2 Ep.4: Desmoid disease in FAP

9/9/2019
"Desmoid disease is the second most common cause of death in patients with FAP, and has been so ever since data has been kept.” Listen now to learn more about what Drs. Church and Shepard have to say about the biology, medical, and surgical management of desmoid disease in FAP. - "Thyroid Lesion Management" with Dr. Jennifer Sipos - "Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care" with Kristin Zajo, MS, CGC

Duration:00:29:43

S2 Ep.3: Management of Duodenal Neoplasia in FAP

8/6/2019
The 2019 season of the CGA-IGC podcast series, Expert Approach to Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancers, will focus on the management of extra-colonic features of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, or FAP. FAP is an inherited condition that is primarily characterized by the development of many colon polyps and an increased risk for colon cancer, but there are other aspects of FAP that are also important to be aware of and manage appropriately. The third episode features Dr. Jewel Samadder,...

Duration:00:24:14

S2 Ep.2: Gastric Adenocarcinoma and Proximal Polyposis of the Stomach (GAPPS)

5/28/2019
The 2019 season of the CGA-IGC podcast series, Expert Approach to Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancers, will focus on the management of extra-colonic features of APC-Associated conditions. In the second episode, Dr. Daniel Worthley, an expert in hereditary cancer syndromes from the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, tells the tale of how Gastric Adenocarcinoma and Proximal Polyposis of the Stomach (GAPPS) was first recognized and characterized. GAPPS is caused by a...

Duration:00:23:51

S2 Ep.1: Gastric Polyps and Cancer in FAP

4/29/2019
The 2019 season of the CGA-IGC podcast series, Expert Approach to Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancers, will focus on the management of extra-colonic features of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, or FAP. FAP is an inherited condition that is primarily characterized by the development of many colon polyps and an increased risk for colon cancer, but there are other aspects of FAP that are also important to be aware of and manage appropriately. In the first episode, Dr. Dennis Ahnen interviews...

Duration:00:30:35

S1 Ep.5: Breast Cancer and Lynch

10/4/2018
How to counsel patients about the link between Breast Cancer and Lynch Syndrome featuring Dr. Nadine Tung In this episode, Dr. Katherine A. Germansky interviews Dr. Nadine Tung, Director of Breast Medical Oncology and Director of Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She will be discussing the link between Lynch Syndrome and Breast Cancer. Hosted by: Katharine A. Germansky, MD Gastroenterologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Note: This...

Duration:00:19:51

S1 Ep.4: Urologic Risks in Lynch

10/4/2018
How to counsel patients about urologic cancer risks featuring Dr. Jodi Maranchie. In this episode, Beth Dudley interviews Dr. Jodi Maranchie, a Urologist at the University of Pittsburgh. She will be discussing how she talks to Lynch Syndrome patients about urologic cancer risks, screening options and special considerations in treatment. Hosted by: Beth Dudley, MS Genetic Counselor at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Note: This episode was recorded on 8/24/2018. The content of this...

Duration:00:09:51

S1 Ep.3: Gynecologic Risks in Lynch

10/4/2018
How to counsel patients about gynecologic cancer risks and family planning option in Lynch Syndrome featuring Dr. Leslie Garrett. In this episode, Dr. Katherine A. Germansky interviews Dr. Leslie Garrett, Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She will be discussing how she talks to Lynch Syndrome patients about family planning, gynecologic cancer risks, screening options and prophylactic surgery. Hosted by: Katharine A. Germansky, MD...

Duration:00:28:18

S1 Ep.2: Cancer Risks in Lynch Part II

10/4/2018
How to counsel patients about cancer risks in Lynch Syndrome featuring Dr. Sonia Kupfer: Part II In this episode, Dr. Swati G. Patel continues the conversation with Dr. Sonia Kupfer, Director of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Risk and Prevention Center at the University of Chicago. She will be discussing extra-intestinal cancer risks in Lynch Syndrome and strategies to minimize risk including screening and chemoprevention. Hosted by: Swati G. Patel, MD, MS Gastroenterologist at University of...

Duration:00:22:00