Testing Diet Intervention Versus Non-Diet Intervention for Management of Bowel Symptoms in Rectal Cancer Survivors

This phase II trial studies how a diet intervention works in improving bowel dysfunction
symptoms related in colon or rectal cancer survivors. Changing a diet may be helpful in
reducing the severity of bowel symptoms, including diarrhea and constipation, and improve
quality of life in colon or rectal cancer survivors and help doctors learn how to help
patients better in the future.

Intervention

Best Practice, Dietary Intervention, Message, Quality-of-Life Assessment, Questionnaire Administration

Condition

Rectal Carcinoma, Rectosigmoid Carcinoma

Investigators

Virginia Sun, Joseph C. Carmichael, Lisa S. Wang, Kendrith M. Rowland, Bryan A. Faller, Debra M. Prow, Sarah J. Sinclair, Elie G. Dib, David M. King, John M. Schallenkamp, Leander Cannick, Stacey A. Cohen, Aaron J. Scott, Gregory A. Masters, Mike Cusnir, Christa Braun-Inglis, Sheetal M. Kircher, Harry J. Wasvary, Kristin M. Busch, Sarah M. Popek, Jordan Kharofa, Timothy D. Moore, Sagila George, Steven J. Cohen, Craig A. Messick, Harish G. Ahuja, Demet Gokalp Yasar, John A. Ellerton, Jennifer L. Myers, Huong T. Pham, Juliet Ray, Joshua Lukenbill, Ki Y. Chung, Timothy L. Fitzgerald

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