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Houston, Texas 77030


Objectives: - To evaluate the attitudes and opinions of women undergoing genetic counseling for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome, both before and after testing, in regards to pregnancy and fertility Hypothesis: -Factors that will increase the percentage of women endorsing prenatal diagnostic testing will include a personal history of breast or ovarian cancer, having had a mother or sister die of breast or ovarian cancer, and testing positive for a BRCA mutation.

Study summary:

This questionnaire is part of a study at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. The purpose is to ask women who are seeking genetic testing for HBOC their viewpoints surrounding fertility, childbearing and parenting, both at the time of testing and at the time of results disclosure. The aim is to evaluate if the genetics results disclosure may influence women's views regarding these topics. Researchers hope to use this information to provide more information to the patient and the caregiver to help both parties with this very important cancer survivorship issue.


Inclusion Criteria: 1. Women who have been referred to the Clinical Cancer Genetics Program for discussion of Hereditary Breast And Ovarian Syndrome (HBOC). 2. Participants must be seen by clinical cancer geneticist and undergo genetic counseling here at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center for HBOC. 3. Participants may or may not have a personal diagnosis of cancer. 4. Participants may have already seen or undergone reproductive endocrine evaluation and had any reproductive treatment. 5. The participant must be a woman and have reproductive potential which would include either active menstruation, blood tests with premenopausal ranges of Luteinizing Hormone (LH), Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) and estradiol, or was premenopausal prior to starting chemotherapy for a diagnosed breast cancer. 6. Age >/= 18 years old 7. The patient must be able to speak and read fluently in either English or in Spanish in order to complete the questionnaire. Exclusion Criteria: 1) None



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Jennifer Litton, MD
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

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Location Contact:

Houston, Texas 77030
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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