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Colorectal Cancer Screening With Improved Shared Decision Making (CRCS-WISDM)

50 Years
75 Years
Open (Enrolling by invite only)
Colorectal Cancer Screening, Shared Decision Making

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Trial Information

Colorectal Cancer Screening With Improved Shared Decision Making (CRCS-WISDM)

Clinical practice: N=all patients 50-75 years seen in the clinic during the study period who
are non-adherent to CRCS recommendation.

Community engagement: Includes mailed questionnaires to age-eligible adults residing in
intervention and comparison (control) communities (N=2150).

Inclusion Criteria:

- 50 to 75 years of age

- Lives in or receives care in the selected intervention or comparison (control)

- Average-risk for colorectal cancer

- Non-adherent to CRCS recommendation

- English-speaking

- People who consent to participate

Exclusion Criteria:

- <50 years of age or >75 years of age

- Not living in or receiving care in the selected intervention or comparison

- High-risk for colorectal cancer

- Adherent to CRCS recommendation

- Non-English speaking

- People who do not consent to participate

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Outcome Measure:

Change in colorectal cancer screening adherence

Outcome Description:

Colorectal cancer screening adherence will be defined as having screening according to the recommendations of the United States Preventive Services Task Force. Participants will be classified as screened per recommendations if they have had fecal occult blood testing in the last year, flexible sigmoidoscopy in the last five years, or colonoscopy in the last ten years. Participants will be classified as non-adherent if they have not had any of the modalities within the recommended timeframe.

Outcome Time Frame:

Baseline up to 24 months post intervention initiation

Safety Issue:


Principal Investigator

Resa M Jones, MPH, PhD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Virginia Commonwealth University


United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:




Start Date:

May 2012

Completion Date:

January 2015

Related Keywords:

  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Shared Decision Making
  • Shared decision making
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Patient-Centered Care
  • Community-wide intervention
  • Intervention Study
  • Longitudinal Studies
  • Colorectal Neoplasms



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