Join a Colorectal Cancer Screening Research Study!!
You may be eligible to participate in a colorectal research screening study that we are participating in. The goal of these studies is to help health care providers provide non high risk patients an easily used cost effective way to screen for colon cancer and pre-malignant polyps that can lead to colon cancer.
The studies criteria are
You are between the ages of 45 and 84
You are having your first screening colonoscopy or it had been 9 years since her last colonoscopy. Your last colonoscopy must have been normal without any polyps.
You have no personal history of any cancers
You have no first-degree family members with a history of colorectal cancer (parent, sibling, or child.
Participation in either of these research studies is voluntary. There is no cost to you to participate. You will be compensated for your time and effort if you qualify to participate. A stool and or a stool and blood sample will be required depending upon the study you qualify for.
If you or an eligible family member are interested in learning more and about participating in any of these research studies please call 337-232-6697 extension 121
The Center for Digestive Care
The shared vision of the physicians and staff of Acadiana Gastroenterology Associates and Acadiana Endoscopy Center is to provide unified, professional, and compassionate care with uncompromising excellence. While striving for continuous improvement in our services, we seek to provide exceptional care with a positive attitude in a comfortable environment — focusing on the highest standards of patient satisfaction and care in the field of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
Board Certified in the field of Gastroenterology, Stephen M. Person, M.D., J. Patrick Herrington, M.D., James C. Bienvenu, M.D., Richard K. Broussard, M.D., Erick A. Salvatierra, M.D., Patrick A. Laperouse, M.D., Christopher P. Herrington, M.D., J. Brent Rhodes, Jr., M.D., Maneesh K. Gupta, M.D., are dedicated to providing their patients with the leading forms of treatment for diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract and liver including the pancreas, gallbladder, esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon. Whether a digestive disorder is complicated or straightforward, serious or innocuous, our physicians are ready to work closely with their patients throughout the diagnostic and therapeutic process to achieve the highest standard in patient care and improved quality of life.