Research Studies

These research studies are currently recruiting participants.


BRIGHT Project
The Behavior, Risk Information, Genealogy, and Health Trial (BRIGHT) is a research project focused on people from families with a history of melanoma.

 volunteerservices-header Cancer Genetics Study
A resource for patients, families, health professionals, and researchers, the Cancer Genetics Study (CGS) helps identify and recruit people who may be at higher risk for cancer because of inherited genetic factors.
 colocare-header ColoCare Consortium
ColoCare is a research study of patients newly diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer. We are a team of researchers, medical doctors, nurses, and patients working together to learn more about improving health after a cancer diagnosis.
 FLARE Study FLARE Study - Family Lifestyles, Actions, and Risk Education
Children from families who have a history of melanoma can protect their skin by learning healthy habits early in life. It can be a challenge to always carry out healthy skin protection habits such as wearing sunscreen. The FLARE Study aims to make it easier for kids and families at higher risk of melanoma to take action and protect themselves.
 Project Genesis Project GENESIS
Ewing sarcoma is the second most common bone cancer in children and young adults, but we know very little about why people get it. Project GenESis is one of the first studies to try to find out.
 Project MERIT Project MERIT
The Project MERIT study is to develop new educational materials that provide information about melanoma risk and prevention to children and their families.
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The Legacy Girls Study
The purpose of this study is to help us learn how habits and development of young girls relates to breast health for adult women.

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Qigong and Cancer
This five-week study takes place February 2 through March 6, 2017. It evaluates the effect of Qigong on cancer-related fatigue and quality of life and is open to cancer patients, their caregivers, and clinical staff at Huntsman Cancer Institute.

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The SPARK Study looks at factors that make it easier or harder for parents and children’s caregivers to follow recommendations for melanoma prevention (such as sunscreen use).

Total Cancer Care

Total Cancer Care
At Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI), health care providers and researchers seek to know how and why cancer develops and to find ways to better understand, detect, treat, and prevent it. Together, we want to improve care and quality of life for people affected by cancer and save lives now and in the future.

Utah Cancer Survivors Study

The Utah Cancer Survivors Study helps us learn about the long-term health effects and quality of life people with cancer experience. It also investigates whether cancer survivors have higher risks of certain diseases because of cancer treatment.

 Yamazon study thumbnail The Yamazon Study
This research project aims to learn whether the use of a Smartphone medication reminder application can help adolescents and young adults with cancer remain on their prescribed oral medications.