Dr. Francesc Balaguer

Dr. Francesc Balaguer

Chief of the Gastroenterology Department at Hospital Clínic of Barcelona, Spain


I am the Head of the Gastroenterology Department at the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona since 2016, and Director of the High-Risk Colorectal Cancer Clinic since 2006. I received my medical degree in Medicine in Barcelona in 2000 and got my PhD focused on hereditary colorectal cancer. I did my postdoc at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas focused on biomarkers for early detection of CRC during 2008-2010. I am part of the Research Committee of the United European Gastroenterology and Collaborative Group of the Americas on GI cancer. My research is focused on clinical and translational understanding of high-risk CRC conditions

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Parallel Session: Optimizing colorectal cancer screening: Insights after COVID-19

  • 8 November, 2021
  • 11:00 - 12:30
  • Room 8