Thursday Sep 21, 2023

Advances in colorectal cancer screening, Pt 2

Screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) has seen a lot of innovations, but there is still the conventional gold standard. On this episode of our award-winning podcast, Dr. Tomas Villanueva welcomes Dr. Aziz Aadam to discuss the need for early colorectal cancer (CRC) detection, and the options available to patients.


Tomas Villanueva, DO, MBA, FACPE, SFHM
Senior Principal
Clinical Operations and Quality

Abdul Aziz Aadam, MD
Interventional Gastroenterologist
Director, Interventional Endoscopy
Medical Director, International Patient Services
Northwestern Medicine


Show Notes:

[01:05] CRC screening options

[02:40] Colonoscopy advantages and disadvantages

[03:35] Virtual colonoscopies

[04:14] Artificial intelligence enhancement

[04:54] Improvements in the future

[07:10] No tests are foolproof

[07:50] Need to improve access


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