Last updated on March 2020

Biomarkers for Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer Using Uterine Lavage


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Primary Peritoneal Carcinoma | Ovarian Function | Ovarian disorder | Ovarian Cancer | Recurrent Ovarian Cancer | Fallopian Tube Cancer | Serous cystadenocarcinoma
  • Age: Between 18 - 80 Years
  • Gender: Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Subject must have all gynecological organs, including: vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries.
  • For the proof-of-principle cohort:
  • Subject must have been evaluated for a gynecologic condition, for which the treating physician has determined that a surgical intervention is required. The surgical procedure may be either: hysterectomy, surgical hysteroscopy, or salpingo-oophorectomy.
  • The eligible gynecological diagnoses include: high grade ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal carcinoma, or any non-malignant gynecologic condition.
  • For the high risk cohort:
  • Subject must have an increased risk for developing ovarian cancer, as determined by genetic testing for BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations, or by family history of at least one first degree relative that has been diagnosed with high grade ovarian cancer.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subject is pregnant or is currently attempting to conceive.
  • Subject has undergone resection of the uterus, fallopian tubes or ovaries.
  • Subject is unable to read, understand and sign the informed consent form.
  • Subject refuses to allow access to medical records or pathology reports.

Recruitment Status: Open


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