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Development of Screening Test for Colorectal Cancer Study

Clinical Trial Title: 
Stool sample collection protocol for development of screening test for colorectal cancer.
Clinical Trial Protocol ID: 
Clinical Trial Investigator Name: 
Joshua Melson, MD, MPH
Clinical Trial Protocol Description: 

Subjects with newly diagnosed colorectal cancer will provide up to three stool samples and one blood sample prior to initiating chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and/or follow up surgery or colonoscopy. The samples will be used to develop a screening test for colorectal cancer.

Clinical Trial Eligibility Criteria: 

In order to participate you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be between the ages of 40 and 90.
  • Have a new diagnosis of colorectal cancer following colonoscopy.
  • Have undergone surgical excision of cancer or complex colonoscopy to remove polyp within 90 days of study enrollment.
  • Agree to provide at least one stool sample and an optional blood sample.

This is a partial list of elgibility requirements. To inquire about your eligibility, please call the contact number provided. If you wish to inquire via email, please include the title of the study in your message.

Clinical Trial Area: 
Gastrointestinal Cancers
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(312) 942-3466
Contact Name: 
Krista Shawron