Telephone Genetic Counseling Intervention in Enhancing Genetic Cancer Risk Assessment in Latinas at Risk of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
- Self-identify as Latino/Hispanic
- Diagnosed with breast cancer
- At high risk of carrying a hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) mutation based on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network
- Not speaking Spanish and not having the cognitive ability to provide informed consent
District of Columbia
I. To culturally adapt the telephone genetic counseling intervention for Latina women at-risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
I. Explore communication patterns in 20 telephone genetic counseling (TGC) and genetic counseling sessions with an interpreter using quantitative and qualitative methods.
Patients receive educational material consisting of information about the genetic counseling sessions. Patients then participate in a telephone genetic counseling session over 90 minutes. Patients may also undergo collection of saliva for genetic testing after first genetic counseling session. Patients who undergo collection of saliva then participate in a second telephone genetic counseling session over 30 minutes to discuss the test results.
After completion of study, patients are followed up at 3 months.
Trial Phase Phase II
Trial Type Prevention
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Alejandra Hurtado de Mendoza
- Primary ID 2017-0566
- Secondary IDs NCI-2019-01066
- Clinicaltrials.gov ID NCT03959267