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Panelist: Sapna Syngal, M.D.
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Director of the Brigham and Women's Gastroenterology
Center for the Screening, Early Detection and Prevention of Cancer

Dr. Sapna Syngal received her MD from McGill University in 1990 and completed her clinical training in internal medicine and gastroenterology at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She received her Masters in Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health and completed a research fellowship at the Harvard Education Program in Cancer Prevention. In 1995, she joined the faculty of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School where she is principally involved in clinical care and research in the genetics, early detection and prevention of gastrointestinal cancer. She is the Director of the Brigham and Women's Gastroenterology Center for the Screening, Early Detection and Prevention of Cancer. She directs a NIH-funded research program that focuses on the genetics and prevention of colorectal and pancreatic cancers.  She has long been an advocate of colorectal cancer screening and prevention and lectures extensively nationally to physicians, other health care providers, and patients about the benefits of colorectal cancer screening and the importance of identifying individuals and families at high risk for developing colorectal cancer.

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