Frequency of Prostate-Specific Antigen Screening in African American Men in the San Francisco Area
RATIONALE: Screening may help doctors find prostate cancer sooner, when it may be easier to treat.
PURPOSE: This research study is looking at whether patients who are being screened for prostate cancer have been previously screened.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||PSA Screening of African-American Men in The San Francisco Area|
- Degree to which patients who are being screened for prostate cancer have been previously screened [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||January 2003|
|Primary Completion Date:||January 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
- To determine the degree to which patients who are being screened for prostate cancer have been previously screened.
OUTLINE: Participants complete questions on a survey about prior prostate-specific antigen blood tests done for the purpose of screening for prostate cancer and are asked about their pastor, church, and how they heard about the SELECT study to determine the degree to which African-American men in a church-going population have been previously screened.
|United States, California|
|UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center|
|San Francisco, California, United States, 94115|
|Principal Investigator:||Mack Roach, MD||University of California, San Francisco|