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Oral Cancer Screening Among Nursing Home Dentists in Ohio

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00526851
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 10, 2007
Last Update Posted : February 5, 2014
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

September 7, 2007
September 10, 2007
February 5, 2014
March 2007
January 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Knowledge of oral cancer detection among nursing home dentists in Ohio [ Time Frame: Cross-Sectional ]
  • Opinions of these dentists about oral cancer screening competency [ Time Frame: Cross-Sectional ]
  • Current oral cancer screening practices of nursing home dentists in Ohio [ Time Frame: Cross-Sectional ]
  • Knowledge of oral cancer detection among nursing home dentists in Ohio
  • Opinions of these dentists about oral cancer screening competency
  • Current oral cancer screening practices of nursing home dentists in Ohio
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Oral Cancer Screening Among Nursing Home Dentists in Ohio
Oral Cancer Screening: Practices, Knowledge and Opinions of Ohio Nursing Home Dentists

RATIONALE: Learning about oral cancer screening practices, knowledge, and opinions of Ohio nursing home dentists may help the study of oral cancer in the future.

PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying oral cancer screening among nursing home dentists in Ohio.

OBJECTIVES:

  • To develop a comprehensive sample of nursing home dentists in Ohio.
  • To document knowledge of oral cancer detection among these dentists.
  • To describe opinions of these dentists about oral cancer screening competency.
  • To describe the current oral cancer screening practices of these dentists.

OUTLINE: Participants are stratified according to geographical location (urban vs rural).

A comprehensive sample of nursing home dentists practicing in Ohio are contacted through a recruitment letter and are asked to respond to questions regarding oral cancer screening practices, knowledge of oral cancer detection, and opinions about oral cancer screening using a newly developed survey, which is based on parts of an existing, pre-tested instrument (Oral Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Survey).

Observational
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample
Nursing Home Dentists in Ohio
Head and Neck Cancer
Other: survey administration
Nursing home dentists practicing in Ohio are contacted through a recruitment letter and are asked to respond to questions regarding oral cancer screening practices, knowledge of oral cancer detection, and opinions about oral cancer screening using a newly developed survey, which is based on parts of an existing, pre-tested instrument (Oral Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Survey).
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
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January 2009
January 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Dentist practicing either full-time or part-time in a nursing home setting in the state of Ohio

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Not specified

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

  • Not specified
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Child, Adult, Older Adult
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
 
NCT00526851
CASE17Z06
P30CA043703 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
CASE17Z06 ( Other Identifier: Case Comprehensive Cancer Center )
CASE-17Z06-CC213
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Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Study Chair: Suparna A. Mahalaha, DDS, MPH Ireland Cancer Center at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
February 2014