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Patients Salpingectomy as a Method of Ovarian Cancer Prevention: A Descriptive Study

18 Years
Open (Enrolling)
Ovarian Cancer

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Trial Information

Patients Salpingectomy as a Method of Ovarian Cancer Prevention: A Descriptive Study

Women will be found eligible for this study after an eligibility questionnaire given over
the phone. If one is found eligible, she will be sent a consent and paper survey to fill out
and send back to the research coordinator. Once that is completed, she will be given a phone
interview in order answer additional questions of interest. Lastly, the study participant
will be contacted once a year over the phone to obtain follow-up information.

Inclusion Criteria:

- Female of at least 18 years of age

- Must speak English fluently

- Have had fallopian tubes removed as a method of ovarian cancer prevention

Exclusion Criteria:

- Males

- Females under the age of 18

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Outcome Measure:

Describe subject experience in undergoing Salpingectomy as a means of riks reduction

Outcome Description:

Subjects will provide information on their reason for choosing salpingectomy and the process they went through in undergoing this procedure

Outcome Time Frame:

At conclusion of study

Safety Issue:


Principal Investigator

Elizabeth Swisher, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

University of Washington


United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:




Start Date:

December 2011

Completion Date:

August 2014

Related Keywords:

  • Ovarian Cancer
  • fallopian tube removal
  • salpingectomy
  • ovarian cancer prevention
  • Ovarian Neoplasms



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