Quantitative Analysis of Barriers to Early Detection of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma

Full Title

Quantitative Analysis of Barriers to Early Detection of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma

Purpose of Study

To identify risk factors and improve our understanding of how patient interactions with the healthcare system influence whether patients are diagnosed with early or advanced cancer of the esophagus or top of the stomach.

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute

Principal Investigator: Katie S. Nason, MD, MPH

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Research Type

Contact Information

Katie Nason, MD
412-623-2025

Julie Ward, RN,BSN
412-647-8583
wardj@upmc.edu

Eligibility

  • No prior treatment for pathologically confirmed esophageal adenocarcinoma.
  • Agree to participate in a single phone questionnaire lasting 30-40 minutes.