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A Model Program for Increasing Use of Screening Colonoscopy Among Minority Women and Men


N/A
50 Years
N/A
Not Enrolling
Both
Colorectal Screening

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Trial Information

A Model Program for Increasing Use of Screening Colonoscopy Among Minority Women and Men


Inclusion Criteria:



- Age > or equal to 50

- Availability by telephone

Exclusion Criteria:

- History of colorectal cancer screening (fecal occult blood testing annually for last
3 years; colonoscopy within the last 10 years)

- History of colorectal cancer

- Serious illness which precludes colonoscopy (severe heart disease; severe pulmonary
disease; uncontrolled diabetes; uncontrolled hypertension; other medical
contraindication)

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

To determine the feasibility of using a community screening mammography center to recruit minority women form a low income community to undergo colorectal cancer screening (CRCS).

Outcome Time Frame:

conclusion of the study

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Moshe Shike, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

03-066

NCT ID:

NCT00613873

Start Date:

July 2003

Completion Date:

January 2009

Related Keywords:

  • Colorectal Screening
  • colonoscopy

Name

Location

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, New York  10021
Breast Examination Center of HarlemNew York, New York