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Endometrial Cancer in Black Women


N/A
21 Years
N/A
Open (Enrolling)
Female
Endometrial Cancer

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Trial Information

Endometrial Cancer in Black Women


OBJECTIVES:

- Establish and evaluate procedures for conducting a hospital-based case-control study of
risk factors for endometrial cancer in black women.

OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study.

Participants complete questionnaires about lifestyle factors and their usual diet and
measure their waist and hips. Saliva or buccal specimens are collected for future research.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL:

- A total of 30 cases and 30 controls will be accrued for this study.

Inclusion Criteria


DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

- Cases

- Diagnosed with endometrial cancer within the past year

- Self-identified as being black, African-American, black Hispanic, African, or
Afro-Caribbean

- Healthy controls

- Self-identified as being black, African-American, black Hispanic, African, or
Afro-Caribbean

- No history of endometrial or other cancer (except non-melanoma skin cancer)

- No prior hysterectomy

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

- Speak English

- No medical condition that would make it difficult to complete the interview

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

- See Disease Characteristics

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

Number and percentage of potential cases and controls approached who are found to be eligible for the study and reasons for being ineligible (including language)

Outcome Time Frame:

2 years

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Sara Olson, PhD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

07-093

NCT ID:

NCT00514254

Start Date:

July 2007

Completion Date:

July 2014

Related Keywords:

  • Endometrial Cancer
  • endometrial cancer
  • risk factors
  • questionnaire
  • 07-093
  • Endometrial Neoplasms
  • Sarcoma, Endometrial Stromal
  • Adenoma

Name

Location

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, New York  10021
SUNY Downstate Medical CenterBrooklyn, New York  11203
Montefiore Medical CenterBronx, New York  10467-2490
City College of New YorkNew York, New York  10031