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As a participating study site, Rhode Island Hospital has agreed to host the
Enrollment is currently closed at this time.
Welcome to the the Ocean State Crohn’s and Colitis Area Registry, or
“OSCCAR,” a research study being conducted in joint collaboration
between Lifespan and Massachusetts General Hospital, sponsored by the
National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Individual and group physician practices and institutions have joined
together with patients across Rhode Island to participate in the
development of this IBD registry.
OSCCAR Study Goals
The goal of this study has been to identify each person with a new
diagnosis of Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis in the state of Rhode
Island. Adult and pediatric study volunteers are being followed over
time to identify outcomes of theses illnesses and to determine what
factors may improve these outcomes.