Fallopian Tube Removal as a Method of Ovarian Cancer Prevention: A Descriptive Study
Ovarian Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Ovarian Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
fallopian tube removal, salpingectomy, ovarian cancer prevention
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective
Overall Status
The purpose of this study is to better understand why women choose to have their fallopian tubes removed as a method for ovarian cancer prevention. This will be done through a paper questionnaire and phone interviews. The investigators hope to gain information that will allow us to better counsel women about ovarian cancer prevention.
Detailed Description
Women will be found eligible for this study after an eligibility questionnaire given over the phone. If one is found eligible, she will be sent a consent and paper survey to fill out and send back to the research coordinator. Once that is completed, she will be given a phone interview in order answer additional questions of interest. Lastly, the study participant will be contacted once a year over the phone to obtain follow-up information.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Female
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Female of at least 18 years of age

- Must speak English fluently

- Have had fallopian tubes removed as a method of ovarian cancer prevention

Exclusion Criteria:

- Males

- Females under the age of 18
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington, United States
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Kathy J Agnew, BS - 206-685-7927 - kagnew@uw.edu
Start Date
December 2011
Completion Date
August 2014
University of Washington
University of Washington
Record processing date
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on July 28, 2015
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