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Prevention of Colorectal Cancer Through Multiomics Blood Testing (PREEMPT CRC)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04369053
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : April 30, 2020
Last Update Posted : October 18, 2022
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Freenome Holdings Inc.

Brief Summary:
The PREEMPT CRC study is a prospective multi-center observational study to validate a blood-based test for the early detection of colorectal cancer by collecting blood samples from average-risk participants who will undergo a routine screening colonoscopy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Colon Cancer Rectal Cancer Colon Neoplasm Colon Diseases Colon Lesion Colon Polyp Colorectal Cancer Polyp Adenoma Rectal Diseases Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers Diagnostic Test: Freenome test

Detailed Description:
Freenome is using a type of artificial intelligence, called machine learning, to identify patterns of cell-free biomarkers in blood to detect cancer early. The purpose of this prospective multi-center observational study is to validate a blood-based test for the detection of colorectal cancer by collecting blood samples from average-risk participants who will undergo a routine screening colonoscopy.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 25000 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prevention of Colorectal Cancer Through Multiomics Blood Testing
Actual Study Start Date : May 20, 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 31, 2022
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 31, 2022

Intervention Details:
  • Diagnostic Test: Freenome test
    Participants who provide informed consent, meet the eligibility criteria and provide a blood sample for this study will be enrolled. Participants will undergo blood collection and will then complete a standard-of-care screening colonoscopy.
    Other Name: Single Group Assignment

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Sensitivity for CRC of the Freenome test [ Time Frame: 90 days ]
  2. Specificity of the Freenome test [ Time Frame: 90 days ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Blood specimens will be de-identified and used to validate the performance characteristics of the Freenome test.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Participants aged between 45 and 85 who are eligible for CRC screening and scheduled for a standard-of-care screening colonoscopy.

Key Inclusion Criteria

  1. 45-85 years of age
  2. Willing to undergo a standard-of-care screening colonoscopy
  3. Able and willing to provide a blood sample
  4. Able and willing to sign informed consent

Key Exclusion Criteria

  1. Known hereditary gastrointestinal cancer syndrome (for example, hereditary non-polyposis CRC syndrome (HNPCC) or Lynch syndrome, or familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)
  2. Personal history 2.1 CRC or colorectal adenoma 2.2 Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including chronic ulcerative colitis (CUC) and crohn's disease (CD) 2.3 Colonoscopy in the 9 years preceding enrollment 2.4 Stool DNA testing in the 2 years preceding enrollment 2.5 Symptoms of lower gastrointestinal tract disease warranting colonoscopic evaluation
  3. A medical condition which, in the opinion of the Investigator, should preclude enrollment in the study
  4. Participated or currently participating in a clinical research study in which an experimental medication has been administered during the 60 days up to and including the date of providing informed consent or may be administered through the time of the colonoscopy

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04369053

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Freenome Holdings Inc.
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Principal Investigator: Girish Putcha, MD PhD Freenome Holdings Inc.
Principal Investigator: Aasma Shaukat, MD MPH University of Minnesota
Principal Investigator: Theodore R Levin, MD The Permanente Medical Group
Study Chair: Lance Baldo, MD Freenome Holdings Inc.
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Responsible Party: Freenome Holdings Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04369053    
Other Study ID Numbers: FRNM-004
First Posted: April 30, 2020    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 18, 2022
Last Verified: October 2022
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Freenome Holdings Inc.:
Artificial Intelligence
Liquid Biopsy
Blood Test Cancer
Cancer Diagnostic
Genomics Test
Cancer Screening
Cancer Early Detection Test
Machine Learning
Freenome Test
Colorectal Cancer (CRC)
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Colorectal Neoplasms
Colonic Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Rectal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type