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Screening for Gynecologic Cancers Among Women With Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colon Cancer (HNPCC)


N/A
25 Years
N/A
Open (Enrolling)
Female
Colon Cancer

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Trial Information

Screening for Gynecologic Cancers Among Women With Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colon Cancer (HNPCC)


Women who are at risk for HNPCC will be recruited to participate in this pilot study.

Women will be invited to participate in the study either through a mailed invitation or
during a visit to M.D. Anderson for clinical services or for research purposes.

Women who wish to participate in the study will complete an informed consent, and will
subsequently schedule an appointment with a research coordinator to complete the study
questionnaire by telephone.


Inclusion Criteria:



1. Being female

2. Being 25 years of age or older

3. Having an HNPCC-predisposing mutation and/or having a family history of cancer that
meets the Amsterdam or Amsterdam II criteria for HNPCC

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Persons who have tested negative for a known HNPCC-predisposing mutation in their
family

2. Persons who have no family HNPCC mutation and have not met the Amsterdam I/II
criteria

3. Being younger than 25 years old

4. Note: Women who have had a prior history of colorectal cancer or polyps will not be
excluded unless they meet one of the above exclusion criteria.

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

Patient Responses to Questionnaire

Outcome Description:

Outcomes measuring demographics, surveillance behaviors, perceived risk, and cancer worries, screening supports/benefits and barriers.

Outcome Time Frame:

7 Years

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Susan Peterson, PhD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

ID03-0211

NCT ID:

NCT00508846

Start Date:

May 2003

Completion Date:

Related Keywords:

  • Colon Cancer
  • Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colon Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancers
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Questionnaire
  • Survey
  • HNPCC
  • Colonic Neoplasms
  • Colorectal Neoplasms, Hereditary Nonpolyposis

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Location

U.T.M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterHouston, Texas  77030