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Discovery Radio – Episode #65: Battling, Treating, and Beating Ulcerative Colitis

Discovery Radio – Episode #65: Battling, Treating, and Beating Ulcerative Colitis

It’s a chronic inflammatory bowel disease that affects over a million people throughout the U.S. For many, it’s controllable with medication. But, some patients don’t respond to these treatments and require surgery which, in severe cases, can result in removal of the colon. On today’s show, discover hopes for a new medication and a successful surgical procedure for treating Ulcerative Colitis, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!

Guests

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Daniel J. Stein,  MD
Associate Professor, Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Medical College of Wisconsin
Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Program
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin

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Kirk A. Ludwig, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Professor and Chief, Colorectal Surgery;
Vernon O. Underwood Professor in Colon Cancer Research
Medical College of Wisconsin



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