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Partner Assistance in Learning and Performing Skin Self-Examination


N/A
18 Years
70 Years
Not Enrolling
Both
Melanoma

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Trial Information

Partner Assistance in Learning and Performing Skin Self-Examination


Inclusion Criteria:



- Personal or family history of melanoma. If a personal history of melanoma, the
patient was treated at least 1 month ago

- Evidence of dysplastic nevus syndrome or a large number of moles (Greater than 50)

- Able to see to read a newspaper, can read at an eighth grade level

- Speaks English

- 18 to 70 years old with a spouse or cohabitating partner

Exclusion Criteria:

- Under 18 years of age

- Patient overburden by other co-morbid diseases such as chronic immunosuppression from
organ transplantation

- Have insufficient vision to to read a newspaper

- Unable to read English

- Have insufficient cognitive skills to follow instructions provided at an eighth grade
language level

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

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

Outcome Measure:

Mean Number of Skin Examinations Without Partner Over 4 Months

Outcome Description:

Behavioral outcome was measured by assessing the number of times that participants examined their skin in the last 4 months.

Outcome Time Frame:

4 months

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Dennis P West, PhD

Investigator Role:

Study Director

Investigator Affiliation:

Northwestern University

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

2003-01

NCT ID:

NCT01013844

Start Date:

December 2003

Completion Date:

November 2010

Related Keywords:

  • Melanoma
  • skin self-examination
  • SSE
  • melanoma
  • Melanoma

Name

Location

Northwestern UniversityChicago, Illinois  60611
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical CenterLebanon, New Hampshire  03756
Loyola UniversityMaywood, Illinois  60153