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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Amit H. Sachdev, Frank G. Gress
  • Director Henrik Malmgren
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Animator Henrik Malmgren
  • Producer The Animation Workshop
  • Associate Producer Elizabeth Cox, Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson


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Have some questions you would like answered? This link may have just the information you are looking for.

The American College of Gastroenterology also has podcasts, brochures, and digestive health insights that can help provide information on how to have a healthier digestive system.

Find out even more about colon cancer risk, screening, and treatment here and here

Thanks to:
Sidney Winawer, Christopher Thompson, Jonathan Poneros, Amrita Sethi, Tamas Gonda, Gina Steiner, Richard Rosenberg, Alfred Neugut, Peter Liang, Ann Zauber, Benjamin Lebwohl, and Yogendra Sachdev.