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NCT ID: NCT00476580 Withdrawn - Acculturation Clinical Trials

Health Habits and Cancer Risk Comparison Among Migrant Sri Lankans and Sri Lankans

Start date: April 2007
Phase: N/A
Study type: Observational

Objectives: General objective: To determine how acculturation to United States has influenced the health and cancer risk among a US migrant Sri Lankan population. Specific objectives: 1. To determine the prevalence of cancer and cancer related non-communicable diseases among Sri Lankan Sinhalese living in the greater Houston area. 2. To study the distribution of risk factors for cancer in this population. 3. To study the pattern of utilization of methods available for early detection of cancer in this population. 4. To study and compare the findings of this survey with that of the siblings of this population living in Sri Lanka.