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GLNE 007 Evaluation of Stool Based Markers for the Early Detection of Colorectal Cancers and Adenomas
The purpose of this study is to see if stool or blood can be used to determine whether or not a patient has any colon polyps or colon cancer. This study will compare these biological samples (blood, urine, stool) to any colonoscopy or surgery a patient has to see if the outcome could be predicted.
18 year(s) or older
Inclusion Criteria:Adult 18+
Subjects with Colon Cancer or Adenoma
OR subjects undergoing colonoscopy screening
Exclusion Criteria:Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Have had or are receiving chemotherapy or radiation
Have had surgery for your colon cancer
Communication preferences related to over screening for cancer among older adults
The overall objective of this study is to explore the perspectives of older adults on incorporating and communicating risks, benefits and life expectancy into cancer screening decisions. The findings from this study will inform development of an intervention to reduce over-screening for breast, cervical, or colorectal cancers among average risk older adults who are not recommended for screening by current guidelines based on age. Average risk, including age, is defined by screening recommendations. A person is at average risk if they have not had cancer (as defined in the exclusion criteria) or colorectal polyp (within 10 years) or breast biopsy (within 10 years) and they are within the age range. Our hypothesis is that subjects will be more willing to discuss cessation of regular cancer screening risks, benefits, and life expectancy are incorporated into an ongoing dialogue between provider and subject.
18 year(s) or older
Inclusion Criteria:65 years or older
Willing to participate in focus group discussion
Exclusion Criteria:Diagnosed with non-skin cancer within the past 5 years
Prevention, Education, Cancer