Combined Colon and Endometrial Cancer Screening in Women With HNPCC
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00510796|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 2, 2007
Last Update Posted : February 17, 2016
To test the feasibility of combined colon and endometrial cancer screening in women with increased risk for colon and endometrial cancer.
To measure patient satisfaction for the combined procedure.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Colon Cancer||Behavioral: Interview|
Women with certain medical conditions have an increased risk for colon and endometrial cancer. Currently, women go through separate screening procedures. Endometrial biopsies are performed at a separate visit to the gynecologist, and patients are not sedated for the procedure. This study will involve performing an endometrial biopsy while you are sedated for your colonoscopy.
Women who are able to have children must have a negative blood or urine pregnancy test before they can take part in this study.
As part of the study, you will be asked about your past experience with endometrial biopsy and colonoscopy. You will be asked about your perception of pain, your expectations, and the benefits and barriers to the combined screening.
You will then be sedated. The colonoscopy will be performed first by a gastroenterologist. This will be followed by the endometrial biopsy, which will be performed by a gynecologic oncologist.
A telephone interview will be performed two weeks after this procedure. The interview will last about 15 minutes. You will be asked about your perception of pain and the benefits and barriers to the combined screening.
This is an investigational study. A total of 50 women will take part in this study. All will be enrolled at M. D. Anderson.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||50 participants|
|Official Title:||A Pilot Study for Combined Colon and Endometrial Cancer Screening in Women at High-Risk for Colon and Endometrial Cancer|
|Study Start Date :||March 2002|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||December 2015|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2015|
High Risk Group
Colon and/or Endometrial Cancer
Interview regarding perception of pain and the benefits and barriers to the combined screening.
Other Name: Survey
- Feasibility to perform both colon and endometrial cancer screening at the time of colonoscopy in women at high risk for colon and endometrial cancer. [ Time Frame: 8 Years ]
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00510796
|United States, Texas|
|University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center|
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77030|
|Principal Investigator:||Karen H. Lu, MD||M.D. Anderson Cancer Center|