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PSA Screening of African-American Men in The San Francisco Area


N/A
35 Years
N/A
Not Enrolling
Male
Prostate Cancer

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Trial Information

PSA Screening of African-American Men in The San Francisco Area


OBJECTIVES:

Primary

- To determine the degree to which patients who are being screened for prostate cancer
have been previously screened.

OUTLINE: Participants complete questions on a survey about prior prostate-specific antigen
blood tests done for the purpose of screening for prostate cancer and are asked about their
pastor, church, and how they heard about the SELECT study to determine the degree to which
African-American men in a church-going population have been previously screened.

Inclusion Criteria


DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

- Meets all of the following criteria:

- African-American male

- Age 35 years or older

- Attends church on a regular basis

- Resides in the San Francisco area

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

- Not specified

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

- Not specified

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Ecologic or Community, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

Degree to which patients who are being screened for prostate cancer have been previously screened

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Mack Roach, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

University of California, San Francisco

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

CDR0000596996

NCT ID:

NCT00702104

Start Date:

January 2003

Completion Date:

Related Keywords:

  • Prostate Cancer
  • prostate cancer
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

Name

Location

UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer CenterSan Francisco, California  94115