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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Description

The purpose of this study is to collect blood or stool to develop new and improved tests to detect and treat colon cancer in the future.


Keywords:

Cancer, Genetics, Older Adults, Digestion


Category:

Registry

Qualifications

 


Age
50 - 84 years


Gender
Any


Study Population

Adults undergoing screening colonoscopy or recently diagnosed with colorectal cancer


Investigator

Seth Crockett
Associate Professor
Medicine-Gastroenterology

For questions, contact:

Kaylynn McAllister
kaylynn_mcallister@med.unc.edu
(919) 843-9558


Recruitment Period End

September 1, 2019

Location

Primary Location
UNC Memorial Hospital

Secondary Location
Other UNC Endoscopy Units (Meadowmont and Hillsborough)
Hillsborough, NC 27278, USA

Study Qualifications

Gender Any

Age Range 50 - 84 years

Participant qualification(s) A subject must: *Be recently diagnosed with colorectal cancer with plans to have a surgical resection OR be undergoing a routine screening colonoscopy *Be able and willing to provide both blood and stool samples

Not eligible if: A subject must not: *Have a family history of colorectal cancer *Have inflammatory bowel disease (i.e. Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, etc.) *Personal history of other hereditary cancer syndromes (i.e. FAP, Lynch syndrome, etc.) *Rectal bleeding in the last 30 days *History of cystic fibrosis

Number of Visits

    » 1-2 In person visit(s)

    1 Enrollment, 1 Optional Blood Draw

    » 0 Remote visit(s)

Participation Period

up to 90 days

Compensation

$50 check after completed visit

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