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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

Tracking Information
First Submitted Date September 7, 2007
First Posted Date September 10, 2007
Last Update Posted Date February 5, 2014
Study Start Date March 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date January 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Current Primary Outcome Measures
 (submitted: February 4, 2014)
  • 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 ]
Original Primary Outcome Measures
 (submitted: September 7, 2007)
  • 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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Current Secondary Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Secondary Outcome Measures Not Provided
Current Other Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Outcome Measures Not Provided
 
Descriptive Information
Brief Title Oral Cancer Screening Among Nursing Home Dentists in Ohio
Official Title Oral Cancer Screening: Practices, Knowledge and Opinions of Ohio Nursing Home Dentists
Brief Summary

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.

Detailed Description

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).

Study Type Observational
Study Design Time Perspective: Prospective
Target Follow-Up Duration Not Provided
Biospecimen Not Provided
Sampling Method Non-Probability Sample
Study Population Nursing Home Dentists in Ohio
Condition Head and Neck Cancer
Intervention 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).
Study Groups/Cohorts Not Provided
Publications * Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status Completed
Actual Enrollment
 (submitted: February 4, 2014)
37
Original Enrollment Not Provided
Actual Study Completion Date January 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date January 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria

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
Sex/Gender
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Ages Child, Adult, Older Adult
Accepts Healthy Volunteers Yes
Contacts Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries United States
Removed Location Countries  
 
Administrative Information
NCT Number NCT00526851
Other Study ID Numbers CASE17Z06
P30CA043703 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
CASE17Z06 ( Other Identifier: Case Comprehensive Cancer Center )
CASE-17Z06-CC213
Has Data Monitoring Committee No
U.S. FDA-regulated Product Not Provided
IPD Sharing Statement Not Provided
Responsible Party Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Study Sponsor Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Collaborators National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Investigators
Study Chair: Suparna A. Mahalaha, DDS, MPH Ireland Cancer Center at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
PRS Account Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Verification Date February 2014