Welcome to the Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT) Portal

Please select from one of the following TACT links for Recruitment Tools and Advertising:


OBTAIN IRB APPROVAL BEFORE USING ANY OF THESE MATERIALS TO RECRUIT PATIENTS.
ALL updates, alterations, and customizations to materials used for patient recruitment REQUIRE IRB APPROVAL.
If you have Sterling IRB, your site may already have approval. Contact the CCC if you have any questions:

TACT Commercial (media wmv)
View the commercial used in our recent National Ad Campaign

Study Key Messages (pdf)
Use this document as a reference tool for key messages to point out during interviews with media

Study Logo (gif)


Resources on Patient Recruitment

NIH Guide to Help Sites with Recruitment and Retention of Women (pdf)
If you would like a printed copy please contact the CCC at: 305-674-2162.

Patient Recruitment Toolkit
Cover (Word doc)

Toolkit directions (Word doc)

Advertise for free by placing your site information on electronic bulletins:
Craig's List Tip Sheet (pdf)(APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)


Newsletter Article Releases

Instructions for Distributing Newsletter Release (pdf)

General Newsletter Article (pdf)(APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)

General Newsletter Article Template Cover Letter (doc)

Placement Tip Sheet (pdf)

We also have news releases directed to African American and Hispanic markets available:

African American Newsletter Article (pdf)(APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)

African American Newsletter Article Template Cover Letter (doc)

Hispanic Newsletter Article (pdf)(APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)

Hispanic Newsletter Article Template Cover Letter (doc)


You can also customize your news release to your local area by using the following news release. Place your state heart statistics in your news release using the statistics provided below:

Local News Release (doc)(APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)

TACT State by State Heart Statistics (pdf)


General Study Ads and Brochures

NCCAM Advertisement (pdf)(APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)

Spanish NCCAM Advertisement 1 (pdf)(APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)

NCCAM Flyer Color (pdf)(APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)

NCCAM Flyer Black and White (pdf)(APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)

Customizable NCCAM Flyer Black and White (pdf)(APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)

Spanish NCCAM Flyer Black and White (pdf)(APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)

NCCAM Brochure 1 (pdf)(APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)

NCCAM Brochure 2 (pdf)(APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)

Custom Avery Card for POS Display (Word doc)(APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)
Customize your Point-of-Service (POS) display with this card


More Patient Recruitment Materials

Radio Advertisements
English Radio Ad Template (doc)(APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)
Spanish Radio Ad Template (pdf)(APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)

Patient Ambassador Program
Get your patients to help identify potential new study participants!

Instructions for Site on TACT Ambassador Program (pdf)
Invitation to become a TACT Ambassador (pdf) (APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)
Order TACT Ambassador t-shirt for your patient (doc)(T-SHIRT DESIGN IS APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)
Patient Ambassador Business Card (pdf)(APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)

Patient Waiting Room Toolkit
Suggested materials for your patient waiting room

Waiting Room Checklist (doc)
Waiting Room Questionnaire (doc)(APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)

Patient Letter for Cardiologist (pdf)(APPROVED FOR USE FOR SITES USING STERLING IRB)
Give this letter to potential study patients who would like to speak to their cardiologist prior to joining the study.


TACT Data Entry System (Internet Case Report Form)