Family History in Prostate Cancer Patients in Taiwan

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2004 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 12, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 12, 2005
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National Taiwan University Hospital

Brief Summary:
To investigate the prevalence of family history in prostate cancer patients in Taiwan and evaluate the association of variation of diseases and family history

Condition or disease
Prostate Cancer

Detailed Description:
We retrospectively reviewed the medical charts of prostate cancer patients at NTUH from 1978 to 2002. The initial presentations, systemic diseases, smoking habits, clinical stages, Gleason scores, pathological stages, treatments, and outcome were recorded. Post-hoc questionnaires were completed with OPD visits, admission visits, telephone interviews and mails. The questionnaires included the family histories of prostate cancer, colon cancer, breast cancer, hepatoma and so on. If patients is passed away, the first degree relatives will fill the vacant position. The prevalence of family histories of prostate cancers in these patients was determined. The associations of family histories and clinical presentations were analyzed. Besides, the characteristics of patients with and without responses were discussed.

Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 1500 participants
Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Study Start Date : May 2004

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MedlinePlus related topics: Prostate Cancer

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Prostate cancer patients who were recorded at National Taiwan University Hospital from 1977 to 2002.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients or their family who refused our contact or were unable to be contacted

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00155025

Contact: Yeong-Shiau Pu, MD,PhD 886-2-23123456 ext 5249

National Taiwan University Hospital Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Contact: Yeong-Shiau Pu, MD, PhD    886-2-23123456 ext 5249   
Principal Investigator: Yeong-Shiau Pu, MD, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Yeong-Shiau Pu, MD, PhD National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier: NCT00155025     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9361700594
First Posted: September 12, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 12, 2005
Last Verified: April 2004

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Prostatic neoplasms
Family history

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases