Digestive Disease Week 2006 highlights 'state of the art' research in GI health

LOS ANGELES-- Today's global leaders in gastrointestinal medicine will gather to discuss the latest in scientific research in gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy, and gastrointestinal (GI) surgery during Digestive Disease Week 2006 (DDW), May 20-25 in Los Angeles. DDW brings together more than 16,000 attendees each year from around the world and is the largest meeting of its kind.

From GI cancers and related diseases to analyses of best practices and innovative diagnostic approaches, this year's presentations will feature the best of breakthrough treatments and procedures. Research presented at DDW 2006 promises to address hot topics in GI health including:

  • Current trends, new risk factors, and other serious diseases linked to colon cancer
  • The latest advancements in GI drug therapies
  • An in-depth comparison of virtual vs. standard colonoscopy
  • Common lifestyle choices that impact GI health
  • Novel detection methods for hard-to-diagnose GI disorders

DDW is jointly sponsored by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT).

DDW has scheduled a total of seven press conferences throughout the medical meeting to highlight timely issues and key areas facing the GI community:

Sunday, May 21

  • 10:30 a.m. PT: From Pipeline to Patient: New Therapies in Treating Hepatitis
  • 1:00 p.m. PT: Analyzing Efficacy of GI Diagnostics and Procedures

Monday, May 22

  • 8:30 a.m. PT: The Treatment Horizon in Breakthrough Therapies for IBD and IBS
  • 10:30 a.m. PT: Managing the GI Tract Through Lifestyle Choices

Tuesday, May 23

  • 8:30 a.m. PT: Explore, Expand and Evaluate: A Closer Look at Digestive Cancers

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Contact: Aimee Frank
American Gastroenterological Association

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