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Target Audience
  • Gastroenterologists
  • Surgeons
  • Medical Oncologists
  • Internists
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Primary Care Physicians
Travel Grants for Physicians-In-Training


This course is designed to provide an overview of the recent advances in the field of gastrointestinal cancers. The distinguished faculty, who are well known experts in their fields, will take the participants on a guided tour of the state of the art in cancer diagnosis and management.

At the end of the course, the attendees will have a broad understanding of the issues in management of GI cancers and will be able to participate more effectively in the multidisciplinary care of these patients.


As a result of attending this course, physicians will be able to :

  • Recall the guidelines and recommendations for diagnosis and management of patients with tumors of the liver and bile duct
  • Evaluate the diagnosis and management of patients with small bowel tumors
  • Reflect on healthcare reforms and their potential impact on the practice of medicine.
  • Advocate for cost-effective imaging strategies in the diagnosis and management of pancreatic cancers
  • Discuss the ways to resolve workplace conflicts in healthcare setting
  • Explain surveillance and chemoprevention guidelines for gastrointestinal cancers
  • Course Director
  • Banke Agarwal, MD
  • Planning Committee
  • Steven Fern, DO
  • David Linehan, MD
  • Charlene M. Prather, MD, MPH, AGAF
  • Michael E. Presti, MD
  • Janet Elizabeth Tuttle-Newhall, MD

ASGE designates this activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
For additional information, call 314-977-7401.