Colon Cancer Clinical Trial

Multi-Organ Screening Recommendations in Patients With Lynch Syndrome

Summary

The purpose of this study is to examine how people with a family history of colon cancer and other related cancers respond to recommendations for cancer screening after genetic counseling. The purpose of your participation would be to help us learn more about whether people with a personal and/or family history of colorectal cancer and other cancers follow cancer screening recommendations.

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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

A patient will be eligible for enrollment if he/she is self-referred or physician-referred for genetic counseling at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's (MSKCC) Clinical Genetics Service due to a concern about increased risk for colon cancer or;
An individual who presents for genetic counseling at MSKCC's Clinical Genetics Service after undergoing genetic testing at an outside institution with a documented mutation in any gene associated with Lynch Syndrome or;
An individual who in the context of genetic counseling has received stricter colorectal and/or gynecologic screening recommendations than that of the general population regardless of genetic test results.
DNA of patients who have been consented to protocol 93-102 ("Ascertainment of Peripheral Blood or Saliva Samples for Genetic Epidemiology Studies of Familial Cancers"), who meet the eligibility criteria listed above, will also be eligible for inclusion in this study.

Exclusion Criteria:

Patients will be excluded from this study if: he/she has physical, cognitive or psychiatric conditions that interfere with ability to give meaningful informed consent; he/she cannot read, write or communicate in English; he/she is less than 18 years of age; he/she has received a diagnosis of FAP.

Study is for people with:

Colon Cancer

Estimated Enrollment:

2000

Study ID:

NCT00582296

Recruitment Status:

Recruiting

Sponsor:

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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There are 8 Locations for this study

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge
Basking Ridge New Jersey, 07920, United States More Info
Zsofia Stadler, MD
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646-888-4083
Memorial Sloan Kettering Monmouth (Consent Only)
Middletown New Jersey, 07748, United States More Info
Zsofia Stadler, MD
Contact
646-888-4083
Memorial Sloan Kettering Bergen (Consent Only)
Montvale New Jersey, 07645, United States More Info
Zsofia Stadler, MD
Contact
646-888-4083
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center @ Commack (Consent Only)
Commack New York, 11725, United States More Info
Zsofia Stadler, MD
Contact
646-888-4083
Memorial Sloan Kettering Westchester (Consent Only)
Harrison New York, 10604, United States More Info
Zsofia Stadler, MD
Contact
646-888-4083
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Hauppauge (Consent Only)
Hauppauge New York, 11788, United States More Info
Zsofia Stadler, MD
Contact
646-888-4083
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York New York, 10065, United States More Info
Zsofia Stadler, MD
Contact
646-888-4615
Kenneth Offit, MD
Contact
646-735-8160
Zsofia Stadler, MD
Principal Investigator
Memorial Sloan Kettering Nassau (Consent only)
Uniondale New York, 11553, United States More Info
Zsofia Stadler, MD
Contact
646-888-4083

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Study is for people with:

Colon Cancer

Estimated Enrollment:

2000

Study ID:

NCT00582296

Recruitment Status:

Recruiting

Sponsor:


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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