Updates in Colon Cancer Screening

Updates in Colon Cancer Screening

Sonia S. Kupfer, MD, provides an update on colon cancer screening; firstly looking at colorectal cancer incidence and mortality, and highlighting the disparity in African American patients. Throughout her presentation, Dr. Kupfer discusses screening modalaties, with a particular focus on the effectiveness and cost of a colonoscopy in the US today, risk statification to idenify those at the highest risk for cancer, and quality & reimbursement in this new era. She also looks at ongoing clinicial trials, including CONFIRM and COLONPREV.


August 29, 2014

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The University of Chicago Medicine

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Sonia Kupfer, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Gastroenterologist Sonia Kupfer, MD, is a skilled specialist in all types of digestive system disorders. As a physician in the Center for Clinical Cancer Genetics and the Celiac Center, she is particularly focused on diagnosing and treating ...