Colorectal Cancer Screening in Black and Underserved Communities in the Phoenix Metro Area


About this study

The aims of this study are to increase the number of Black consultants at MCA, make a meaningful impact on interactions among staff, leadership, and patients, and increase the number of Black staff in leadership roles beyond Diversity and Inclusion efforts.

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.

Iclusion Criteria:

  • Age 45 years of age or older
  • No prior history of colorectal cancer or colon polyps
  • No first-degree family history of colorectal cancer who were diagnosed under age 60
  • No current GI or rectal symptoms (such as rectal bleeding)
  • Have not undergone a colonoscopy in the last 5 years
  • Have not had a FIT test within the last year.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • < 45 years of age. 

Eligibility last updated 8/23/22. Questions regarding updates should be directed to the study team contact.



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

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Juliana Kling, M.D., M.P.H.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Cancer Center Clinical Trials Referral Office

(855) 776-0015

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Additional contact information

Cancer-related trials contact form

Phone: 855-776-0015 (toll-free)

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