Diagnostic Yield of Colonoscopy Surveillance in Testicular Cancer Survivors Treated With Platinum-based Chemotherapy

Condition: Testicular Cancer, Colorectal Neoplasms

Study Type: Interventional

Clinical Trials Identifier NCT 8-digits: NCT04180033

Sponsor: The Netherlands Cancer Institute


  • Age: minimum 35 Years maximum 75 Years
  • Gender: Male

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of TC before age of 50 years
  • Treatment of primary TC consisting at least: three cycles of platinum-based chemotherapy consisting of cisplatin
  • At least 8 years after initial treatment
  • At least 35 years of age and not older than 70 75 years
  • Detection and potential treatment of advanced colorectal neoplasia is considered beneficial

Exclusion Criteria:

  • A history of a proctocolectomy
  • Colonoscopy surveillance for other indications (including hereditary CRC syndrome, familial CRC syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, history of colorectal adenoma or CRC). Result of the prior colonoscopy will be put in the database and used for additional analyses
  • Having received a colonoscopy in the past three years
  • Currently receiving cytotoxic treatment or radiotherapy for malignant disease
  • Coagulopathy (prothrombin time <50% of control; partial tromboplastin time >50 seconds) or anticoagulants (fenprocoumon, acenocoumarol, platelet aggregation inhibitors or new oral anticoagulants) that cannot be stopped or safely bridged if necessary
  • Comorbidity leading to an impaired physical performance (World health organization (WHO) performance status 3-4) or mental retardation
  • Limited Dutch language skills
  • No informed consent

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