Colorectal Cancer Screening in a Community Health Setting
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03072095|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 7, 2017
Last Update Posted : February 20, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Cancer of the Colon||Behavioral: Text-only Behavioral: Text + Lottery||Not Applicable|
This is a single-center RCT at the Family Practice & Counseling Network (FPCN), a community clinic in Southwest Philadelphia with 320 eligible subjects between the ages of 50-74 randomized to two study arms:
- text messaging outreach (text)
- text messaging outreach with lottery for 1/5 chance to win a financial incentive (text + lottery).
Findings will provide data on the feasibility of this mailed FIT approach in a community health setting, and how patients respond to text messaging and behavioral economic engagement incentives.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||281 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Patient-Centered Outreach to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening in a Community Health Setting|
|Actual Study Start Date :||April 17, 2017|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 3, 2017|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||November 3, 2017|
Subjects will receive a text communication indicating they are overdue for colon cancer screening with the option to elect to receive a free, at-home FIT kit.
Experimental: Text + Lottery
Text outreach + financial incentive
Behavioral: Text + Lottery
Subjects will receive a text communication indicating they are overdue for colon cancer screening with the option to elect to receive a free, at-home FIT kit and a 1 in 5 chance to win a $100 gift card for completing the kit.
- FIT completion within 3 months [ Time Frame: 3 months ]The percentage of participants who successfully complete the FIT
- Response to text-based CRC screening outreach [ Time Frame: 3 months ]The percentage of people who respond to text message
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03072095
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|Family Practice & Counseling Network - Health Annex|
|Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19142|
|Principal Investigator:||Shivan Mehta, MD||University of Pennsylvania|