POLAR-M – CIPN in Colorectal Cancer

People with peripheral neuropathy are asked to participate in a research study being conducted by Montefiore Medical Center.

You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:

  • Are a male or female 18 years of age or older
  • Have metastatic (stage IV) colorectal cancer, pathologically confirmed adenocarcinoma of the colon or rectum
  • Have had no prior systemic chemotherapy (within the previous 12 months) and/or biologic/targeted therapy for metastatic CRC

You may not participate in this study if you:

  • Have a chronic infection or uncontrolled serious illness causing immunodeficiency
  • Have a history of a genetic or familial neuropathy
  • Have had any other treatment with any investigational drug within the last 30 days
  • Are pregnant, breastfeeding or plan to become pregnant

Contact Information
Mohammad Ghalib, Study Coordinator
1695 Eastchester Road.
Bronx, New York 10461
Phone: (718) 405-8515
Email: MHGHALIB@montefiore.org