Streamlined Genetic Counseling- Ovarian

What is the Purpose of this Study?

If you choose to join this study, you will:

Be randomly placed (like a flip of a coin) in either the Traditional Group or the Streamlined Group.

- If placed in the Traditional Group, you will:
-- Meet with a genetic counselor, which will include providing a saliva or blood sample
-- Complete a survey after meeting with genetic counselor asking about your anxiety
-- Complete a Distress survey after receiving results

-If placed in Streamline Group, you will:
- Complete baseline surveys that include demographic questions, questions about your
current anxiety level, and a health literacy quiz
- Watch a brief genetics education video in the clinic and provide a saliva or blood sample for testing
- Complete a survey after watching the genetics education video asking about your anxiety
- Complete family history questions
- Complete a distress survey after getting your results
What is the Condition Being Studied?

Who Can Participate in this Study?

Adult women who:

- Have epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or peritoneal cancer

- Have not already seen a genetic counselor

- Have gotten no more than 5 cycles of chemotherapy

- Do not have insurance the requires in-person genetic teaching

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Participating Institutions

What is Involved?

We are doing this study to compare video education to the normal route of education with a genetic counselor.

Study Details

Full Title
Prospective randomized trial of streamlined genetic education and testing for ovarian, fallopian and peritoneal cancer patients
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