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Data Collection for Patients With Low Grade Ovarian Carcinoma

This study is currently recruiting participants.
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Verified December 2016 by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Identifier:
First received: June 18, 2007
Last updated: December 19, 2016
Last verified: December 2016
The goal of this psychosocial research study is to collect information on patients with one of the above-mentioned low-grade tumors. Researchers want to maintain these patients' information in a research database to help learn and better understand these tumor types and to help develop better treatments for them.

Condition Intervention
Ovarian Cancer Peritoneum Tumors Behavioral: Data Collection

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Official Title: Data Collection for Patients With Low Grade Ovarian Carcinoma

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Further study details as provided by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Data Collection for Patients with Low Grade Ovarian Carcinoma [ Time Frame: 28 Years ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
If patient gives consent, tumor tissue left over from earlier surgery or surgeries that is preserved in wax or on glass slides will be stored in a research tissue bank.

Estimated Enrollment: 2000
Study Start Date: May 2006
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2034 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Ovarian Cancer Data Collection Behavioral: Data Collection
Data collection from ovarian cancer patients seen at M.D. Anderson since January, 1950.

Detailed Description:

Low-grade tumors of female organs are considered rare. Because of this, doctors do not know the best treatment for these kinds of tumors. Researchers want to learn more about patients' experience with these types of cancer to help find ways to develop better therapies to treat them.

If you agree to take part in this study, information about your type of cancer, the type of treatment you had or are having, and details about your follow-up care will be entered into a research database. These data will be collected from patients seen at MD Anderson since January, 1950. This information will serve as a basis for research studies about patients with low-grade ovarian tumors.

Your data will mostly come from your MD Anderson medical record. However, information may also be requested from you, your local doctor, or an outside hospital. Information collected from sources other than MD Anderson will be included in your MD Anderson medical record as well as entered into this study's database.

Information may be directly collected from you, if there are additional questions not provided in your medical records, if your information is not complete, or if your information collected from other sources does not match what is in your MD Anderson medical record.

To help ensure confidentiality, the database will be password-protected with access strictly limited to study staff.

This research database will be updated at least once a year to include information about your current treatment and/or follow-up care. This information is usually collected from your MD Anderson medical record, or it may be necessary to contact you directly. This information will be collected indefinitely. If you wish to end your participation in this study, you may request that your data remain in the database or that your information be deleted from the database.

This is an investigational study. Up to 2000 patients from MD Anderson will take part in this study.


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Department of Gynecologic Oncology or the Department of Gynecologic Medical Oncology at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas

Inclusion Criteria:

1) All patients seen at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center with the following tumor types or diagnosis are eligible for inclusion in this database. This includes patients whose disease progressed to a higher-grade carcinoma since the time of original diagnosis: Ovarian tumor of low malignant potential, Low-grade serous carcinoma of the ovary, Primary peritoneal tumor of low malignant potential, Low-grade serous carcinoma of the peritoneum, Psammocarcinoma

Exclusion Criteria:

1) None

  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00488878

Contact: Lisa Nathan 713-745-3837

United States, Texas
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Recruiting
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Principal Investigator: David Gershenson, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Principal Investigator: David Gershenson, MD M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Identifier: NCT00488878     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006-0137
Study First Received: June 18, 2007
Last Updated: December 19, 2016

Keywords provided by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center:
Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian Carcinoma
Low-Grade Serous Carcinoma
Low Malignant Potential
Peritoneum Tumors
Data Collection
Research Database

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ovarian Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Ovarian Diseases
Adnexal Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Genital Neoplasms, Female
Urogenital Neoplasms
Endocrine System Diseases
Gonadal Disorders processed this record on August 16, 2017