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Effects of Fetal, Infant, and Early Childhood Exposures on Adult Cancer Risk in Women

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00559039
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 16, 2007
Last Update Posted : March 8, 2012
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by:
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)

Brief Summary:

RATIONALE: Gathering information about pregnancy, infancy, and early childhood exposures may help doctors identify cancer risk factors, and may help the study of cancer.

PURPOSE: This natural history study is looking at the effects of fetal, infant, and early childhood exposures on adult cancer risk in women.


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Breast Cancer Unspecified Adult Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific Other: questionnaire administration Procedure: evaluation of cancer risk factors

Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES:

  • Determine if fetal, infant, and early childhood exposures are associated with adult cancer risk in women.

OUTLINE: Mothers of nurses complete questionnaires to collect maternal data, such as pregnancy weight gain, diet during pregnancy, maternal pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, gestational age at birth, birth weight, and infant feeding practices. Maternal data is linked to other data collected from critical time periods in the nurses's life cycle, such as menarche, first pregnancy, or adult dietary intake.


Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 128700 participants
Official Title: Fetal, Infant and Early Childhood Antecedents of Cancer in Women: Maternal Cohort Study of the Nurses' Health Studies
Study Start Date : October 2000
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2006

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Diagnosis of incident cancers and other chronic diseases
  2. Mortality


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 89 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Mother of a nurse who is a participant in the Nurses' Health Studies I and II

    • Nurse free of cancer in the year 2000

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Not specified

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

  • Not specified

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00559039


Locations
United States, Maryland
Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center - NCI Clinical Trials Referral Office
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892-1182
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Michele R. Forman, PhD M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00559039     History of Changes
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT00340145
Other Study ID Numbers: 999901015
01-C-N015
CDR0000565931
First Posted: November 16, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 8, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012

Keywords provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):
breast cancer
unspecified adult solid tumor, protocol specific