Risk Factors for Endometrial Cancer in Black Women

Endometrial Cancer in Black Women

Sponsors

Lead Sponsor: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Collaborator: National Cancer Institute (NCI)
The City College of New York
DOWNSTATE MED/KINGS CO/BKLYN
Montefiore Hospital

Source Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Brief Summary

RATIONALE: Learning about the risk factors for endometrial cancer in black women may help the study of endometrial cancer in the future. PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying risk factors for endometrial cancer in black women.

Detailed Description

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.

Overall Status Active, not recruiting
Start Date 2007-07-01
Completion Date 2021-07-01
Primary Completion Date 2021-07-01
Study Type Observational
Primary Outcome
Measure Time Frame
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) 2 years
Number and percentage of cases and controls approached who sign informed consent 2 years
Number and percentage of cases and controls who complete each part of the study (main questionnaire, diet questionnaire, saliva/buccal specimen) 2 years
Proportion of questions with missing data 2 years
Interviewer's evaluation of interview quality and respondent cooperation 2 years
Number and percentage of cases who are willing to have tumor specimens used for future research 2 years
Characteristics of cases and controls (demographics, main risk factors, and use of health care and screening) 2 years
Proportion of participants who rate the study positively on each measure in the post-interview assessment and respondents' suggested changes to the study 2 years
Enrollment 59
Condition
Intervention

Intervention Type: Other

Intervention Name: questionnaire administration

Intervention Type: Other

Intervention Name: study of socioeconomic and demographic variables

Intervention Type: Procedure

Intervention Name: evaluation of cancer risk factors

Eligibility

Sampling Method:

Non-Probability Sample

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

Gender:

Female

Minimum Age:

21 Years

Maximum Age:

N/A

Healthy Volunteers:

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Overall Official
Last Name Role Affiliation
Sara Olson, PhD Principal Investigator Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Location
Facility:
Montefiore Medical Center | Bronx, New York, 10461, United States
SUNY Downstate Medical Center | Brooklyn, New York, 11203, United States
City College of New York | New York, New York, 10031, United States
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center | New York, New York, 10065, United States
Location Countries

United States

Verification Date

2020-08-01

Responsible Party

Type: Sponsor

Keywords
Has Expanded Access No
Condition Browse
Arm Group

Label: case

Description: 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.

Label: control

Description: 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.

Study Design Info

Observational Model: Case-Control

Time Perspective: Prospective

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