ACP, Annals of Internal Medicine host forum on controversies in colorectal cancer screening

A full recording of “Controversies in Colorectal Cancer Screening” is available online.

ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine presented “Controversies in Colorectal Cancer Screening” on Wednesday, Dec. 6. The latest edition of the forum series featured expert panelists discussing screening options based on diagnostic test accuracy, effectiveness, and potential harm. The forum was moderated by Ana María López, MD, MPH, MACP, professor of medical oncology and integrative medicine and nutritional sciences and a faculty fellow of Jefferson Humanities and Health at Sidney Kimmel Medical College; director of integrative oncology and associate director of diversity, equity, and inclusion at Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; and a National Cancer Institute-designated senior advisor on ambulatory telehealth for the Jefferson Health Telemedicine Program at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.

The panelists joining the discussion included:

  • Michael Bretthauer, MD, PhD, professor of medicine at the University of Oslo, chair of the clinical research center in the department of transplantation medicine at Oslo University Hospital, gastroenterologist at Oslo University Hospital, and associate editor for Annals of Internal Medicine;
  • Carol A. Burke, MD, FACP, polyposis section leader at the Sanford R. Weiss, MD, Center for Hereditary Colorectal Neoplasia and program director for the Carol A. Burke, MD-Sheetz Family Endowed Fellowship in Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancer Syndromes at the Cleveland Clinic; and
  • Carolyn Janet Crandall, MD, MS, MACP, professor of medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Chair of ACP's Clinical Guidelines Committee.

The full recording of the forum is available for replay and was published in Annals of Internal Medicine.