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Colorectal Cancer Survivors' Needs and Preferences for Survivorship Information

18 Years
Open (Enrolling)
Colon Cancer, Rectal Cancer

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Trial Information

Colorectal Cancer Survivors' Needs and Preferences for Survivorship Information

Inclusion Criteria:

- 18 years of age or older at diagnosis

- Diagnosed with first primary colorectal cancer (stage I-III)

- Completed last treatment for colorectal cancer (surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation)
at least 6 months and no more than 2 years before the date of study enrollment

- Able to speak English, because questionnaire is only available in English

- Able to provide informed consent

- Received all treatment for colorectal cancer at MSKCC or QCC or, surgical treatment
at an outside facility, and all other treatment (chemotherapy or radiation) at MSKCC
or QCC

Exclusion Criteria:

- Undergoing active treatment for colorectal cancer

- Diagnosed with metastatic colorectal cancer

- Prior history of colorectal or any other cancer (except non-melanoma skin cancer)

- Diagnosed with new or recurrent colorectal or other cancer after the primary
colorectal cancer diagnosis

- Received a survivorship care plan from the treating institution

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

Assess colorectal cancer survivors' basic knowledge of their own cancer history, including date of diagnosis, stage, and treatments received.

Outcome Time Frame:

6 months to 2 years after completion of treatment

Safety Issue:


Principal Investigator

Talya Salz, PhD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:




Start Date:

October 2009

Completion Date:

October 2013

Related Keywords:

  • Colon Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Survivorship
  • Quality of Life
  • Questionnaire
  • 09-133
  • Colonic Neoplasms
  • Rectal Neoplasms
  • Colorectal Neoplasms



Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center New York, New York  10021
Queens Cancer Center of Queens Hospital Jamaica, New York  11432