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Warning Signs of Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Prevention of SCC by at Risk Organ Transplant Recipients


N/A
18 Years
85 Years
Not Enrolling
Both
Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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Trial Information

Warning Signs of Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Prevention of SCC by at Risk Organ Transplant Recipients


Inclusion Criteria:



- People with a history of solid organ transplantation within the last 2 years

- Speaks English

- Can see to do SSE, capable of seeing to read a newspaper

- Stable health, patients report a general state of well being

Exclusion Criteria:

- Unable to speak English

- Insufficient vision to see their own skin as determined by their ability to read a
newspaper

- Comorbid debilitating disease

- Dementia or insufficient cognitive skills to follow instructions provided at a sixth
grade language level.

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Screening

Outcome Measure:

Number of Control and Intervention Participants on Skin Self-examination Performance at Follow-up 1 Month After Intervention

Outcome Description:

The number of control and intervention participants who checked their skin for cancer within the 1 month after the study visit.

Outcome Time Frame:

1 month

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Dennis P West, PhD

Investigator Role:

Study Chair

Investigator Affiliation:

Northwestern University

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

JKR-090607

NCT ID:

NCT01127737

Start Date:

September 2007

Completion Date:

April 2011

Related Keywords:

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • SCCs
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Skin Self Exam
  • SSE
  • Organ Transplant
  • Performance of SSE with our written educational intervention
  • Time after organ transplantation to deliver intervention
  • Evaluate internation information
  • Carcinoma
  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell

Name

Location

Northwestern UniversityChicago, Illinois  60611