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Cancer Survivorship in Lynch Syndrome: Impact on Patients and Families


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18 Years
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Open (Enrolling)
Both
Colorectal Cancer

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Trial Information

Cancer Survivorship in Lynch Syndrome: Impact on Patients and Families


Data will be collected primarily using a mailed self-administered questionnaire. A subset of
the participants who complete the mailed questionnaire will be recontacted and invited to
participate in an in-depth, semi-structured telephone interview.

Qualitative Mailed Questionnaires:

Participants will complete a questionnaire that contains questions about your experiences
living with colorectal cancer. The questionnaire should take 45-60 minutes to complete.

Up to 200 colorectal cancer survivors and up to 200 close relatives of colorectal cancer
survivors will take part in this portion of the study.

Telephone Interviews:

In the phone interview, you will be asked some questions about your experiences living with
colorectal cancer. The phone interview should take 30-45 minutes to complete.

Up to 30 colorectal cancer survivors and up to 30 close relatives of colorectal cancer
survivors will take part in this portion of the study.


Inclusion Criteria:



1. Colorectal cancer (CRC) patients with Lynch-syndrome related CRC: Diagnosis of CRC
from 6 months to 5 years prior to enrolling in the study

2. Colorectal cancer (CRC) patients with sporadic CRC: Diagnosis of CRC from 6 months to
5 years prior to enrolling in the study

3. All First-degree relatives (FDRs): Siblings or adult children of recruited CRC
patients

4. All Participants: 18 years of age or older

5. All Participants: Able to read and speak English

6. All Participants: Able to be contacted by mail.

Exclusion Criteria:

1. CRC patients with sporadic CRC: Personal or family history of Lynch syndrome,
familial adenomatous polyposis, inflammatory bowel disease or those who have a FDR
with CRC

2. FDR's: Personal history of cancer

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

Compare Predictors of Health-Related Quality of Life (QOL) among Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Survivors who have Lynch Syndrome (LS) with patients who have Sporadic CRC

Outcome Time Frame:

1 Year

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Susan Peterson, PHD, MPH

Investigator Role:

Study Chair

Investigator Affiliation:

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

2010-0160

NCT ID:

NCT01126840

Start Date:

December 2010

Completion Date:

Related Keywords:

  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Lynch Syndrome
  • Families
  • Quality of life
  • QOL
  • First-degree relatives
  • Questionnaire
  • Interview
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Colorectal Neoplasms, Hereditary Nonpolyposis

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Location

UT MD Anderson Cancer CenterHouston, Texas  77030