Do patients diagnosed with cancer suffer from "scan-itis"?


About this study

The purpose of this study is to determine what patients experience when they return for scans or other testing during their oncology follow-up visits after their initial cancer diagnosis.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have a cancer diagnosis.
  • Patients who are returning for an  oncology visit and/or scans as part of their cancer follow up care.  

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None identified.



Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Aminah Jatoi, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Nichole Martin

(507) 293-1987

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