The Queens Library HealthLink Project

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
American Cancer Society, Inc.
QUEENS BOROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY (QBPL)
Queens Health Network
Caritas Health Care, Inc
Information provided by:
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00579696
First received: December 20, 2007
Last updated: January 14, 2009
Last verified: January 2009
  Purpose

To determine whether community based participatory action research leads to more effective cancer prevention and control in underserved communities compared to traditional, "topdown" programs.


Condition
Multiple Diseases

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Queens Library HealthLink Project

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Further study details as provided by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To determine whether community-based participatory action research leads to more effective cancer prevention and control in underserved communities compared to traditional, "topdown" programs. [ Time Frame: 5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To examine how communities engage in the participatory research process, in order to develop locally tailored initiatives for cancer education, prevention and control. [ Time Frame: 5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: February 2007
Study Completion Date: January 2009
Primary Completion Date: January 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

To examine how communities engage in the participatory research process, in order to develop locally tailored initiatives for cancer education, prevention and control.

To examine whether and how long program effects are sustained after completion of the intensive collaborative program planning intervention.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Low-Income areas in the borough of Queens

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • This project is intended to reach participants over the age of 18 within each sampled neighborhood, inclusive of both women and men of all ethnic and language groups. As such, our outcomes assessment strategy is similarly inclusive. Specific sources of data and sampling strategies for different measures are detailed in Section 7, as part of our assessment plan.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals younger than 18 years of age will not be included in this study.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00579696

Locations
United States, New York
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York, United States, 10065
Sponsors and Collaborators
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
American Cancer Society, Inc.
QUEENS BOROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY (QBPL)
Queens Health Network
Caritas Health Care, Inc
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Bruce Rapkin, PhD Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Bruce Rapkin, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00579696     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07-027
Study First Received: December 20, 2007
Last Updated: January 14, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center:
Multiple Diseases
Queens

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 31, 2014