Where Have All the Doctors Gone?

Randall H.H. Madry
PCC Executive Director

The United States is facing a shortage of doctors at a time when the demand for medical care is at an all-time high. Find out the issues causing the deficit and what Congress is doing to address it.

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Issue Brief #5: The Impact of Health Insurance Reform on Colorectal Cancer

In this Issue Brief, Preventing Colorectal Cancer examines the benefits of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act when it comes to increasing CRC screening rates and reducing mortality among Americans.

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Issue Brief #6: Sneak Preview!

The FDA has approved SEDASYS as a device for propofol administration to patients for some procedures. The crux is SEDASYS replaces anesthesiologists and certified nurse anesthetists in the surgical suite.

What does this mean for the industry?
Part of an ongoing series from Preventing Colorectal Cancer, this issue brief will shed light on the safety issues for consumers and providers. Find out what you need to know!

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Are Insurers Limiting Sedation Options?

Preventing Colorectal Cancer feels strongly about patient safety and comfort, and speaks out to stakeholders. Read more about PCC’s views on the restriction of anesthesia services for routine gastrointestinal endoscopy.

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The Science Behind Propofol

Kerri King

Kerry King, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF
Atlanta Gastroenterology, PC

Many physicians are aware of the many benefits of propofol in colonoscopy, but may not know the science behind it. In this article, Dr. King takes a close-up look at propofol.

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In the News

  • Long-term Aspirin Use Linked to Lower Colon Cancer Risk
  • CRC Increases Risk of Subsequent Cancer
  • Cancer Risk Gene Testing Available

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We Need Your Help!

Preventing Colorectal Cancer’s mission is to educate the public and key stakeholders about the opportunities to reduce the incidence of colorectal cancer through maintaining screening and care options for patients.

We want you to join us and embrace the mindset that together we can make a difference in redefining the standard of care, campaigning for transparency in reimbursement methodologies, and fighting for the coverage of sedation during colonoscopies.