We know how hard it is to keep up with all of the latest literature.  The CGA-IGC Education Committee is excited to announce the third podcast series: a short journal club featuring a recently published article of interest to our membership.


The first two series were about the expert approach to hereditary gastrointestinal cancers.  In the series, multi-disciplinary experts discuss cancer risks and risk reduction strategies for a variety of hereditary GI syndromes. 


The podcasts are FREE and available on Podomatic, iTunes, Spotify and more.  To access the series, click here or google “CGA IGC podcasts”.


The first season of the podcast focuses on management of cancer risks in Lynch syndrome.


Episode 1 Part I: Cancer Risks in Lynch
How to counsel patients about cancer risks in Lynch Syndrome.
Dr. Sonia Kupfer (Gastroenterologist, University of Chicago)


Episode 2 Part II: Cancer Risks in Lynch 
How to counsel patients about cancer risks in Lynch Syndrome.


Episode 3: Gynecologic Risks in Lynch 
How to counsel patients about gynecologic cancer risks and family planning option in Lynch Syndrome
Dr. Leslie Garrett (Gynecologic Oncologist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center)


Episode 4: Urologic Risks in Lynch
How to counsel patients about urologic cancer risks
Dr. Jodi Maranchie (Urologist, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center)


Episode 5: Breast Cancer and Lynch
How to counsel patients about the link between Breast Cancer and Lynch Syndrome
Dr. Nadine Tung (Breast Oncologist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center)


The second season of the CGA-IGC podcast series focuses on extra-colonic management in FAP. 


Episode 1: Gastric Polyps and Cancer in FAP

Drs. Carol Burke and Gautam Mankaney (Gastroenterologists at Cleveland Clinic)


Episode 2: Gastric Adenocarcinoma and Proximal Polyposis of the Stomach (GAPPS)

Dr. Daniel Worthley (Gastroenterologist and digestive cancer scientist, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute & Brisbane Colonoscopy and Colorectal SA)


Episode 3: Management of Duodenal Neoplasia in FAP

Dr. Jewel Samadder, Gastroenterologist and Advanced Endoscopist at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona.


Episode 4: Desmoid disease in FAP

Dr. James Church (Colorectal Surgeon, Cleveland Clinic), Dr. Dale Shepard (Medical Oncologist, Cleveland Clinic)


Episode 5: Thyroid disease in FAP

Jennifer Sipos, MD, an endocrinologist at the Ohio State University.

Episode 6: Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care for Patients with FAP
Kristin Zajo (Genetic Counselor, Nationwide Children’s Hospital)


The third season of the CGA-IGC podcast series focuses on a short journal club featuring a recently published article of interest to our membership. 

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

Brandie Heald Leach (Genetic Counselor, Cleveland Clinic)

Link to article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32172433

Episode 2: A Multi-Institutional Cohort of Therapy-Associated Polyposis in Childhood and Young Adulthood Cancer Survivors

Dr. Leah Biller (Medical Oncologist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute)

Link to article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32051178

Episode 3: Updates in the Evaluation and Management of Serrated Polyposis Syndrome (SPS)

Dr. Arne Bleijenberg (Research Fellow, Amsterdam University Medical Center) and Dr. Evelien Dekker (Professor, Department of Gastroenterology & Helpatology and Gastrointestinal Oncology, and Head of the Hereditary Cancer Center at Amsterdam University Medical Center)

Links to articles: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31982410/https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30981990/, 


Episode 4: Highlights from the 2020 ASCO Annual Meeting

Dr. Zsofia Stadler (Medical Oncologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and CGA council member)

Dr. Michael Hall (Medical Oncologist, Fox Chase Cancer Center and CGA past president)

Links to articles: https://meetinglibrary.asco.org/record/185963/abstract,


Episode 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

Sir John Burn (Professor of clinical genetics, Newcastle University)

Dr. Toni Seppälä (GI surgeon, University of Helsinki)

Link to article: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32534647/

Episode 6: Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer: Updated clinical practice guidelines

Dr. Sonia Kupfer (Gastroenterologist, University of Chicago and former CGA-IGC president)

Link to article: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32758476/ 

The fourth season of the CGA-IGC podcast series focuses on a short journal club featuring a recently published article of interest to our membership. 

Episode 1: Eflornithine plus Sulindac for Prevention of Progression in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

Dr. Carol Burke (Gastroenterologist, Cleveland Clinic)

Link to article: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32905675/

Episode 2: Phenotypic Differences in Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome With or Without a Disease-causing SMAD4 / BMPR1A Variant
Bryson Katona, MD (Gastroenterologist, Penn Medicine)
Suzanne MacFarland, MD (Oncologist, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia)

Link to article: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33097490/

Episode 3: Naproxen Chemoprevention Promotes Immune Activation in Lynch Syndrome Colorectal Mucosa
Eduardo Vilar-Sanchez, MD, PhD (Oncologist, MD Anderson Cancer Center)

Link to article: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32641470/

Episode 4: Prospective Statewide Study of Universal Screening for Hereditary Colorectal Cancer: The Ohio Colorectal Cancer Prevention Initiative

Rachel Pearlman, MS, CGC (Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center)

Link to article: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34250417/

Episode 5: Impact of Patients' Companions on Clinical Encounters Between Black Patients and Their Non-Black Oncologist

Amy K. Otto, PhD (Research Assistant Professor, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Link to article: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33411574/

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