Clinical Trial 18525

Cancer Type: Healthy Subjects
Interventions:

Study Type: Other
Phase of Study: NA
Investigators:

  • Gwendolyn Quinn

Overview

Study Title

Community Research Registry

Summary

A Community Participant Registry (CPR) is the structured collection of information from community members for future research purposes. The registry gathers specific identifiable and retrievable information that will be accessible to Moffitt Cancer Center (MCC) researchers, as prospects for future research participation. The National Institute of Health explains that "registries can be used to recruit patients for clinical trials to learn about a particular disease or condition; to develop therapeutics or to learn about population behavior patterns and their association with disease development; developing research hypotheses; or for improving and monitoring the quality of health care." Community research registries collect specific demographic non-medical information for the purpose to create a database of potential research participants, pre-informed and willing to learn more about active studies within their community.

Objective

Our goal is the development of a Community Participant Registry (CPR) to support 160 investigators in the identification and recruitment of individuals from the community who may be eligible to participate in ongoing research studies conducted by Moffitt Cancer Center (MCC). This participant registry is being submitted as a new registry for the purposes of identification of potential research participants in response to specific requests from MCC investigators, for retrospective studies, to develop and orchestrate mailings to and/or contact registry participants for the purposes of identifying and screening eligibility of potential research participants, and/or promote educational initiatives about research. The Community Participant Registry will provide a mechanism to facilitate research that has the following aims: Specific Aim 1: Develop a community research registry in collaboration with Survey Methods Core and Cancer Informatics Core. Specific Aim 2: Pilot test the community research registry. Specific Aim 3: Recruit, pre-inform and make available potential participant information to researchers.

Inclusion Criteria

  • Healthy individuals individual from the general public interested in cancer research at Moffitt Cancer Center
  • Live in the US or Puerto Rico
  • At least 18 years old. Puerto Ricans living in Puerto Rico should be at least 21 years old
  • Have Internet access and a valid electronic mail (e-mail) address
  • Never had cancer except for non-melanoma skin cancer
  • Speak and read both English and Spanish
  • Since participation in the Community Participant Registry does not involve a risk of physical harm, women of child-bearing potential will not be tested for pregnancy; thus, pregnant women may be included in this registry.

  • Exclusion Criteria

  • Due to the complexity of state and federal requirements governing the participation of prisoners in research, prisoners-patients shall not be approached for participation in the Community Participant Registry.
  • Children ( persons younger than 18) will not be recruited since study requires participants to be at least 18 years old if they live in the US or 21 years old if they live in Puerto Rico.