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Participatory Research to Advance Colon Cancer Prevention

November 21, 2019


The goal of this study is to test strategies to raise rates of colorectal cancer screening among the Latino population. This study will be split into two phases; the first will be using a community-based participatory research approach called boot camp translation (BCT). During this phase, BCT will be tailored and defined. In Phase II, the adapted BCT will be spread and tested in clinics within the partnering health center.


Study Information

This clinical trial will have an estimated enrollment of 15,000 participants and will be guided by an advisory group of clinicians, researchers, policy makers, and patients. It began on September 5th 2017 and is predicted to be completed by July 31st 2020.


Inclusion Criteria


Persons aged 50-75 years and not up-to-date with colorectal cancer screening


Exclusion Criteria


Persons having colorectal disease (e.g., ulcerative colitis or colectomy), personal history of colorectal cancer or colorectal disease, end-stage or life threatening diseases or, those known to be under hospice care or living in a skilled nursing facility may be excluded.



This study is taking place at AltaMed Health Services, Los Angeles, California, United States, 90040. For further information please contact Jamie Thompson, MPH on 503-335-6335 or at



This study is sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, Oregon Health and Science University and AltaMed Health Services. The Principal Investigator is Gloria Coronado, PhD of Kaiser Permanente.

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