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COPARIME: Pilot Study of a Target Detection of Malignant Melanoma

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 4, 2012
Last Update Posted : July 27, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Nantes University Hospital

Brief Summary:
Melanoma is nowadays an important public health problem because its growing incidence. Mass screening for melanoma is not recommended worldwide because of its low cost-effectiveness. Nevertheless targeted screening for patients at high risk for melanoma is promoted. This study is designed to assess the effectiveness and the acceptability of a melanoma targeted screening of melanoma, to estimate the risk function to develop a melanoma among patients at high risk according to the SAMScore and to estimate the ratio cost/ efficacy of the melanoma targeted screening. A cohort of 7700 patients is carried out in 2 departments covered by a registry of cancers. The recruitment had began in April 2011. Patients assessed at high risk according to the SAMScore were proposed a skin examination by their GP every year.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Patients at Risk for Melanoma Other: SAMScore questionnaire Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 4118 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Other
Official Title: COPARIME: Pilot Study of a Target Detection of Malignant Melanoma
Actual Study Start Date : April 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2018
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2018

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MedlinePlus related topics: Melanoma

Intervention Details:
  • Other: SAMScore questionnaire
    Patients assessed at high risk according to the SAMScore

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Prevalence ratios between those of the COPARIME cohort and those of the general population. [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Number of melanomas detected / Number of patients at high risk of melanoma defined by our selection tool.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Probability to develop a melanoma at one year. [ Time Frame: 1 years ]
  2. Cost ratio for a screened melanoma. [ Time Frame: 5 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients more than 18 years old,
  • consulting their GP,
  • assessed at risk for melanoma according to the SAMScore
  • signed the consent.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01610531

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University Hospital
Nantes, France
Sponsors and Collaborators
Nantes University Hospital
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Study Chair: Jean-Michel NGUYEN, Doctor Nantes University Hospital

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Nantes University Hospital Identifier: NCT01610531    
Other Study ID Numbers: BRD/10/11-N
First Posted: June 4, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 27, 2018
Last Verified: May 2018
Keywords provided by Nantes University Hospital:
targeted screening
risks function
cost effectiveness
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Nevi and Melanomas