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Breast Cancer Screening Via Computer V. Phone

Phase 3
41 Years
75 Years
Not Enrolling
Breast Cancer Screening

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Trial Information

Breast Cancer Screening Via Computer V. Phone

Efficacy Study - We will use stratified block randomization based on race to ensure that the
treatment groups maintain comparable race composition. Participants will be randomly
assigned to one of the intervention groups or to usual care. Intervention Group 1 will
receive, by mail, a DVD version of the interactive computer program; based on responses to
its queries, the program will supply immediate feedback to promote mammography.
Intervention Group 2 will receive a telephone version of the tailored intervention delivered
by a counselor stationed at a computer. The counselor will use questions from the
interactive program and deliver messages the program generates in response to each woman's
answers. A third group will receive usual care. All women will be asked to participate in
6-month and 21-month follow-up telephone interviews querying stage of mammography adherence
and beliefs.

Inclusion Criteria:

- • Must have been a member of their HMO/insurance plan for at least 15 months with
records indicating no mammogram (screening or diagnostic) in that 15-month period

- Current member of the plan at time of study enrollment

- No history of breast cancer diagnosis

- Complete telephone number and mailing address

Exclusion Criteria:

- • Any claim submitted for a mammogram (screening or diagnostic) in the last 15 months
within the HMO/insurance plan or an outside source

- Previous breast cancer diagnosis

- Incomplete telephone number or mailing address

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Outcome Measure:

To increase annual mammography adherence

Outcome Time Frame:

at 6-, 12-, and 21-Months

Safety Issue:


Principal Investigator

Victoria Champion, DNS

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Indiana University


United States: Federal Government

Study ID:




Start Date:

September 2007

Completion Date:

June 2009

Related Keywords:

  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breast Cancer
  • Mammography
  • Breast Neoplasms



Duke UniversityDurham, North Carolina  27710
Indiana UniversityIndianapolis, Indiana  46202