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Streamlined Genetic Counseling- Ovarian - Clinical Trial

What is the Purpose of this Study?

We are doing this study to compare video education to the normal route of education with a genetic counselor.

What is the Condition Being Studied?

Anxiety

Who Can Participate in the Study?

Adult women who:
- Have epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or peritoneal cancer
- Have not already seen a genetic counselor
- Have gotten no more than 5 cycles of chemotherapy
- Do not have insurance the requires in-person genetic teaching

Age Group
Adults

What is Involved?

If you choose to join this study, you will:

Be randomly placed (like a flip of a coin) in either the Traditional Group or the Streamlined Group.

- If placed in the Traditional Group, you will:
-- Meet with a genetic counselor, which will include providing a saliva or blood sample
-- Complete a survey after meeting with genetic counselor asking about your anxiety
-- Complete a Distress survey after receiving results

-If placed in Streamline Group, you will:
- Complete baseline surveys that include demographic questions, questions about your
current anxiety level, and a health literacy quiz
- Watch a brief genetics education video in the clinic and provide a saliva or blood sample for testing
- Complete a survey after watching the genetics education video asking about your anxiety
- Complete family history questions
- Complete a distress survey after getting your results

Study Details

Full Title
Prospective randomized trial of streamlined genetic education and testing for ovarian, fallopian and peritoneal cancer patients
Principal Investigator
Catherine Watson
Protocol Number
IRB:PRO00100538
Phase
Phase N/A
Contact the Duke Recruitment Innovation Center
MyResearchPartners@duke.edu
or
919-681-5698