Understudied. Perhaps underappreciated?
Very few people are familiar with this organ. Many cancer survivors are living without an omentum.
The omentum has been referred to as “the quirkiest” organ in your body....
HELP THE OMENTUM GAIN MOMENTUM!
Answers Needed ...
..... What is the role of the omentum processing salt?
Empower cancer survivors living without an omentum
The scientific process takes time; knowledge builds gradually, iteratively, and collaboratively.
Step #1 – Anecdotally, several ovarian cancer survivors report noticing various symptoms after consuming a salty meal.
2022: The Survey is Live!
Step #2 –The Omentum Project will conduct an IRB-approved, online survey, "Processing Salty Food with/without an Omentum". The survey includes a “Citizen Science” project component: participants are asked to consume a specific salty-food item and report on specific symptoms they experience after consuming the salty-food item.
200 Women with an omentum &
200 Women without an omentum
Take the Part 1 - Eligibility Survey:
Step #3 – If the symptoms reported in the survey demonstrate a statistically significant difference between the two cohorts, one group WITH and omentum, and one group WITHOUT an omentum, then The Omentum Project will work to prepare grant proposals to obtain funding for a graduate student to conduct the next logical step (perhaps a clinical study or perhaps a lab research study).