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Center for Advancing Equity in Clinical Preventive Services Project 1B: Improving Rates of Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Never Screened Patients


N/A
50 Years
75 Years
Open (Enrolling by invite only)
Both
Colorectal Neoplasms

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Trial Information

Center for Advancing Equity in Clinical Preventive Services Project 1B: Improving Rates of Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Never Screened Patients


Inclusion Criteria:



- Age 50 to 75

- No documentation of previous CRC screening (FOBT, flexible sigmoidoscopy, or
colonoscopy)

- Preferred language English or Spanish

- 2 visits to Erie Family Health Center in the past 2 years

Exclusion Criteria:

- Any of the following:

1. colonoscopy within 10 years

2. flexible sigmoidoscopy within 5 years

3. a clinician order or referral for FOBT prior to the due date (indicating concern
for gastrointestinal bleeding)

4. medical conditions suggesting CRC screening through FOBT may be inappropriate,
including chronic diarrhea, inflammatory bowel disease, iron deficiency,
previous colonic polyp, use of medications in the previous 1 month that elevate
the risk of a false-positive FOBT (i.e., plavix or warfarin), and medical
conditions that make CRC screening inappropriate (metastatic cancer or previous
total colectomy)

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Screening

Outcome Measure:

Completion of fecal occult blood test (FOBT)

Outcome Description:

This outcome will be assessed by querying the electronic health record (EHR) for all intervention and control patients to determine if an FOBT screening test was completed the community health center or documentation in the EHR that screening was completed elsewhere.

Outcome Time Frame:

Within 6 months of randomization to the intervention or control group

Safety Issue:

No

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

1P01HS021141-01-Project1B

NCT ID:

NCT01742169

Start Date:

January 2013

Completion Date:

June 2014

Related Keywords:

  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Fecal Occult Blood Testing
  • Neoplasms
  • Colorectal Neoplasms

Name

Location

Northwestern UniversityChicago, Illinois  60611