Posts by Daniel C. Chung, MD
Pilot Study: Virtual Reality Is a Feasible Alternative to Narcotics During Colonoscopy
In a pilot study, Madeline Friedman, BS, Daniel C. Chung, MD, and colleagues replaced conscious sedation for routine colonoscopy with virtual reality, finding that the procedure was completed without pharmacologic rescue in 26 of 27 patients and procedure time was not prolonged.
Screening for Pancreatic Cancer
Daniel Chung, MD, is the medical co-director of the Center for Cancer Risk Analysis in the Mass General Cancer Center. In this video, he discusses his work on pancreatic cancer screening and innovative ways to identify the people who are at the highest risk of this preventable disease.
Screening for Early Detection of Malignancies of the GI Tract
Daniel Chung, MD, is a gastroenterologist and medical co-director of the Center for Cancer Risk Analysis in the Mass General Cancer Center. In this video, he discusses his work on screening and early detection of malignancies of the GI tract, and how that work will improve detection rates during colonoscopy.
Review: Pathways of Colorectal Carcinogenesis
Dozens of different somatic mutations have been identified in colorectal tumors, but colorectal cancer appears to develop via one of only a few distinct pathways.
Daniel C. Chung, MD, is medical co-director of the Center for Cancer Risk Assessment and director of the High-Risk GI Cancer Clinic in the Mass General Cancer Center. Dr. Chung is a professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.