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Doctor-Patient Communication About Colorectal Cancer Screening


N/A
50 Years
75 Years
Open (Enrolling)
Both
Colorectal Cancer Screening

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Trial Information

Doctor-Patient Communication About Colorectal Cancer Screening


Inclusion Criteria:



Physicians

- Attending physicians or third year residents specializing in internal medicine or
family medicine, as per the medical director from the clinic.

- Clinic is based at a NYC RING-affiliated practice.

- English speaking; Due to limited resources, we cannot have each audio recorded
consultation translated therefore, the consultation needs to be in English.

Patients

- Ages 50-75 years old, per the United States Preventive Services Task Force
recommendations for screening. This will be determined by a pre-screening of medical
records by the RSA.

- Due for colorectal cancer screening at the time of the visit, ascertained through
patient self-report (e.g., no colonoscopy within the past 10 years, no flexible
sigmoidoscopy or barium enema within the past five years, and no FOBT within the past
year).

- Coming for either an annual physical exam or chronic care follow up visit, per
patient self-report.

- Planning to consult with the physician in English, per patient self-report. Due to
limited resources, we cannot have each audio recorded consultation translated
therefore, the consultation needs to be in English.

Exclusion Criteria:

- History of colorectal cancer, per patient self-report or per EMR..

- History of polyps being removed, per patient self-report.

- Colonoscopy scheduled in EMR at time of screening.

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

describe doctor-patient communication about CRC screening

Outcome Description:

screening adherence through chart review (whether or not each patient has completed CRC screening by chart review within nine months post baseline, per Dr. McKee's recommendation). Screening adherence will be assessed through chart review by the RSA. The chart review will be completed approximately nine months following the patient's consultation with the doctor that was audio recorded.

Outcome Time Frame:

2 years

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Carma Bylund, PhD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

12-017

NCT ID:

NCT01534923

Start Date:

February 2012

Completion Date:

February 2014

Related Keywords:

  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Doctor-Patient Communication
  • questionnaire
  • survey
  • 12-017
  • Colorectal Neoplasms

Name

Location

Albert Einstein College of MedicineBronx, New York  10461
Hhc, Gun Hill and TremontBronx, New York