FORTE Study Update - July 2023

July 17 2023

Register for the FORTE Workshop on July 21, 2023, at the NRG Summer Meeting in Philadelphia to hear updates on this important colorectal cancer prevention clinical trial!

*NEW* NRG-CC005/FORTE Patient-Directed Videos

NRG-CC005/FORTE Patient-Directed Videos are now available on CTSU and YouTube for site research staff to share with patients to encourage enrollment in the NRG-CC005/FORTE study. This resource has been CIRB approved for patient use; be sure to determine if videos need to be submitted to your local IRB according to local guidelines.

  • “What is FORTE?” addresses eligibility criteria for potentially eligible participants
  • “FORTE: 5 and 10 vs. 10-year Colonoscopy” responds to patient FAQ, “Is it risky for me to wait 10 years to have a follow-up colonoscopy if I have 1-2 non-advanced polyps?”

Accrual Updates and Milestones (as of July 6, 2023)

Over 700 participants have been accrued as of July 6, 2023!

Top accruing sites:

  • Kaiser Permanente – Vallejo – 422 accrued
  • UPMC-Presbyterian Hospital – 128 accrued
  • Park Nicollet Clinic - Saint Louis Park – 58 accrued

Most recent randomizations:

  • Kaiser Permanente-Vallejo – July 5, 2023
  • Rush University Medical Center – July 5, 2023
  • Essentia Health Cancer Center – June 29, 2023

Questions from Site Research Staff

If research staff have questions about a patient's eligibility or study logistics for the NRG-CC005/FORTE Study, contact the Clinical Coordinating Department (CCD) at:
1(800) 477-7227

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