Research Study Enrolling Women from the Bronx Who Have Survived Colorectal Cancer

Full BrochureResearchers at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center are conducting a clinical trial to test whether an exercise and diet weight loss program can help overweight colon or rectal cancer survivors reach a healthy body weight. The National Cancer Institute-funded research study offers nutrition counseling and free membership to a weight loss facility to help women who have had colon or rectal cancer to achieve a healthy body weight in one year.

  • Are you a stage I-III colon or rectal cancer survivor?
  • Are you overweight and want to lose weight?
  • Do you exercise less than two and a half hours per week?
  • Are you postmenopausal?
  • Do you have access to the Internet?
If yes, you may be eligible to participate!

What would I have to do? 

If you participate in this study you will:

  • Receive nutrition counseling over the phone for 12 months.
  • Receive membership at local Curves® club for 12-month at no cost.
  • Go to 5 clinic visits over the course of the study.
  • Have 3 fasting blood draws.
  • Complete 3 online surveys and 9 telephone interviews over 1 year.

If you would like to participate, please contact:

Ms. Man Chi Ngan (212)304-5580