Chyke Doubeni

Federal Law Fix Needed for Colorectal Cancer Screening: PRC Researcher Chyke Doubeni

Writing in the Philadelphia Inquirer about a loophole in the Affordable Care Act which disadvantages those who need colorectal cancer screening most,  PRC Researcher Chyke A. Doubeni, MD, suggests that “this unfortunate scenario occurs in part because the U.S. Congress … Read more


PRC Researcher Chyke Doubeni on Health Disparities for Colorectal Cancer Screening

  In the May 2016 issue of Gastroenterology, UPenn PRC Researcher Chyke Doubeni examines the barriers to screenings which provide early identification and prevention of colorectal cancer for low-income patients.  Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death … Read more


Penn Medicine Researcher Calls for Changes to Current Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines

http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/news/News_Releases/2015/10/doubeni/ In a recent editorial in the journal Gastroenterology, Chyke A. Doubeni, MD, MPH, Chair of the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Perelman School of Medicine and a PRC researcher, and Robert H. Fletcher, MD of … Read more