Active Studies

The purpose of this study is to learn if group-based phone counseling is effective for
increasing breastfeeding rates, reducing the early introduction of solids and increasing
maternal weight loss after pregnancy.

The primary purpose of this project is to determine if acute monitoring of shunt patency via
ultrasound elastography measurements of splenic stiffness before and after TIPS placement
results in reduced morbidity and mortality from shunt failure.

The goal of this study is to find the best ways to increase colorectal cancer (CRC)

Focus groups for Hispanic women who are pregnant and their close family members to assess
attitudes, barriers and cultural beliefs involved in participation in clinical trials

The purpose of this study is to create a registry, which is a "bank" of information about
patients who have had similar medical conditions and treatments. The registry will be used by
researchers to learn more about long term outcome of patients with bladder cancer, how
bladder cancer tissues are related to tumor development, recurrence and survival.