Establishing Effective Screening Methods for Diagnosing Hereditary Nonpolypoisis Colorectal Cancer

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    Recruiting
  • participants needed
    200
  • sponsor
    Samsung Medical Center
Updated on 7 November 2020
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Summary

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.

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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).

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Condition Malignant neoplasm of colon
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT00516230
SponsorSamsung Medical Center
Last Modified on7 November 2020

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