31 August 2023 | 2 min read
COLO-COHORT recruits 5000 patients

COLO-COHORT recruitment has been highly successful over the past 5 months, with 1000 new participants recruited into the study since the end of March, resulting in a grand total of over 5000 patients!

A message from Prof Colin Rees, COLO-COHORT Chief Investigator:

We are delighted to have reached the milestone of recruiting 5000 patients into COLO-COHORT. This is due to the hard work of all sites in the study, the amazing study team and patients being prepared to participate in research. This is now a world-leading study which we believe will improve the care of patients with possible colorectal cancer. Thank you to all involved in this study.

We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to all COLO-COHORT participants for engaging with this research and also to our wonderful sites whose hard work has made this achievement possible!

Our recruiting sites are:

  • Sponsor site South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust (South Tyneside District Hospital and Sunderland Royal Hospital)
  • Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
  • Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust (Darlington Memorial Hospital and University Hospital of North Durham)
  • East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (Colchester Hospital and Ipswich Hospital)
  • Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
  • Manchester University (Manchester Royal Infirmary and Wythenshawe Hospital)
  • NHS Golden Jubilee
  • North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (Cumberland Infirmary and
  • West Cumberland Hospital)
  • North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
  • Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (Fairfield General Hospital, Rochdale Infirmary and Salford Royal Hospital)
  • Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (Diana, Princess of Wales
  • Hospital, Grimsby and Scunthorpe General Hospital, Scunthorpe)
  • Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trus
  • Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
  • St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
  • West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust (Watford General Hospital and Hemel Hempstead General Hospital)

We would also like to thank our funders for making COLO-COHORT possible! For more information on COLO-COHORT please visit the study page below.

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