Conquering Diseases

Study Of The Healing Process Following Colorectal Surgery For Colorectal Cancer


Seeking men and women with colorectal cancer who will undergo colorectal surgery to remove part of their colon or rectum for a study of the healing process


Following surgery while in the hospital, participants will have a daily blood draw. In addition, participants will have periodic endoscopic exams to assess healing over 9 months.

What we're hoping for

We are studying the healing process following colorectal surgery for colorectal cancer to better understand healing problems.

Additional Information Identifier: Not Available

 Principal Investigator

Justin  Maykel, MD

UMass Memorial Health

 Study Contact

Kristie  Capurso



UMass Chan University Campus

55 Lake Ave North 

Worcester,MA 01655