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2016

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OCT 01Register now for the 9th annual Gastroenterology & Hepatology Symposium, to be held Feb 24-25, 2017, at Mandalay Bay Resort, Las Vegas, NV.

2015

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APR 02Dr. William Karnes, director of the UC Irvine Health high-risk colon cancer program, discusses working towards a colon cancer-free Orange County with the Orange County Register.
MAR 10UC Irvine Health offers way to tighten stretched stomachs after bariatric surgery

2014

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MAY 03 UC Irvine Health gastroenterology experts tweet about colon health
MAY 02Dr. Kenneth Chang to appear on "The Doctors" to explain how an incision-less endoscopic procedure eliminated GERD in his patient.
APR 21Dr. Kenneth Chang, Dr. Michael Stamos and Dr. Alessio Pigazzi discuss treating colorectal cancer for the public television series "Healthy Body, Healthy Mind."
MAR 07A colonoscopy is the best way to find out whether cancer lurks, says Dr. Kenneth Chang, chief of gastroenterology for UC Irvine School of Medicine.
MAR 01View the syllabus for the 6th annual Gastroenterology & Hepatology Symposium, which was held in February 2014.
JAN 13Register now for the sixth annual Gastroenterology & Hepatology Symposium being held Feb. 21-22 at Disney's Grand Californian Resort & Spa.

2013

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MAY 16Four members of the Division of Gastroenterology faculty are named "Best Doctors in America."

2012

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APR 16Gastrointestinal disease specialist Dr. William E. Karnes joins the Division of Gastroenterology in UC Irvine's School of Medicine.

2011

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SEP 04UC Irvine gastroenterologist Dr. Gregory Albers warns against competitive eating contests.
AUG 23A study led by UC Irvine hepatologist Dr. Ke-Qin Hu outlines ways to increase hepatitis B screening among Asian Americans and new Asian immigrants.
JAN 10UC Irvine patient survived multiple surgeries for intestinal problems and now wants to help others with such conditions.

2010

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MAY 01Inflammatory immune cells may explain why not all acid-reflux sufferers have erosive damage, UC Irvine's Dr. Greg Albers tells Family Circle magazine.
APR 20Orange Coast magazine names UC Irvine's Dr. Kenneth Chang and Dr. John G. Lee to its 2010 list of Orange County's "Top Doctors."

2009

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FEB 26Dr. Kenneth J. Chang appears on "The Doctors" with a patient treated for Barrett's esophagus.

2008

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FEB 01UC Irvine gastroenterologist use endoscopic ultrasound fine-needle aspiration to deliver anti-tumor agent a patient's pancreatic cancer.