Establishing Effective Screening Methods for Diagnosing Hereditary Nonpolypoisis Colorectal Cancer

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified August 2007 by Samsung Medical Center.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
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First received: August 13, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: August 2007
History: No changes posted

Correct identification of Lynch syndrome at the time of colorectal cancer presentation is important. We aim to find best ways to screen patients with colorectal cancer in Korea.

Colonic Neoplasms

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Official Title: Establishing Effective Screening Methods for Diagnosing Hereditary Nonpolypoisis Colorectal Cancer

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Further study details as provided by Samsung Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: January 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2011
Detailed Description:

Patients with newly diagnoised colorectal cancer will be eligible. They will undergo detailed history taking including family history, and molecular stuidies including microsatellite instability test and immunohistochemistry for DNA mismatch repair protein with pre-selection. Any abnormal finding in molecular stuides will be offered genetic testing (after testing methylation status for patients with abnormalities in MLH1).


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Colorectal cancer

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Histology showing other than adenocarcinoma
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00516230

Contact: Dong Kyung Chang, M.D. Ph.D +82-2-3410-3409
Contact: Tae Kuen Kim +82-2-3410-2975

Korea, Republic of
Samsung Medical Center Recruiting
Seoul, Gangnam-gu, Korea, Republic of, 135-710
Contact: Tae Kyun Kim    +82-2-3410-2975   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Samsung Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Dong Kyung Chang, M.D. Ph.D Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00516230     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SMC-2007-04-080
Study First Received: August 13, 2007
Last Updated: August 13, 2007
Health Authority: South Korea: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Samsung Medical Center:
Colonic Neoplasms
Lynch syndrome

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colonic Neoplasms
Colorectal Neoplasms
Colonic Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Digestive System Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Intestinal Diseases
Intestinal Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
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