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ICIBS Trial - Improving Patient Information About Bowel Cancer Screening - a Decision Aid Trial

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
University of Sydney Identifier:
First received: September 5, 2005
Last updated: January 3, 2006
Last verified: September 2005

This project has been completed and consisted of a randomised trial of six tailored decision aids giving patients evidence-based information about faecal occult blood test screening for bowel cancer. 314 Australians aged between 50-74 years were recruited from five general practices and randomised to received either the tailored decision aid with age-gender and family history specific information and values clarification exercise or a standard government information sheet.

The decision aid significantly increased the proportion of people who were informed participants in the screening program.

Condition Intervention Phase
Colorectal Cancer Screening Behavioral: Decision Aid Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Official Title: Randomized Controlled Trial of Patient Decision Aids for Faecal Occult Blood Test Screening

Further study details as provided by University of Sydney:

Study Start Date: November 2003
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 74 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • People aged 50-74 years who were eligible for FOBT screening under current Australian guidelines and had not had screening for colorectal cancer in the preceding two years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Poor English, impaired cognition, significant comorbidity
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00148226

Australia, New South Wales
University of Sydney
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2006
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Sydney
Principal Investigator: Lyndal J Trevena, MBBS University of Sydney
Study Director: Les Irwig, PhD University of Sydney
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00148226     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 211205
Study First Received: September 5, 2005
Last Updated: January 3, 2006

Keywords provided by University of Sydney:
Decision Aid
Faecal Occult Blood Test
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Informed Decision-making

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colorectal Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Rectal Diseases processed this record on August 22, 2017