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Combined Treatment for Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Puerto Rico

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00570804
First Posted: December 11, 2007
Last Update Posted: November 29, 2016
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Collaborator:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  Purpose

Objectives:

  1. Assess MAPS and MAPS+ effects on alcohol at-risk behaviors and smoking cessation.
  2. Assess MAPS and MAPS+ effects on treatment mechanisms (increased self-efficacy, decreased temptations/craving, decreased stress and negative affect) and the role of those mechanisms in mediating MAPS and MAPS+ effects on alcohol at-risk behaviors and smoking cessation.
  3. Evaluate the cost-effectiveness of MAPS and MAPS+ in the reduction of at-risk drinking and smoking cessation.

Condition Intervention
Smoking Behavioral: Telephone Counseling Behavioral: Telephone Assessments

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Oral Cancer Risk Reduction Through Combined Treatment for Tobacco and Alcohol Use

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Further study details as provided by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Continuous outcome variables (including number of drinks per day, self-efficacy, etc.) [ Time Frame: 2 Years ]

Estimated Enrollment: 370
Study Start Date: December 2007
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
MAPS+

MAPS+ (Motivation and Problem-Solving Plus):

Counseling using specific treatment approach that focuses on combined smoking cessation and the reduction of at-risk alcohol use.

Behavioral: Telephone Counseling
7 counseling calls where quit date set on first counseling call; then counseling calls on quit date, 3-5 days after quit date, 7-10 days after quit date, 15-30 days after quit date, 45-60 days after quit date, and 90 days after quit date, each taking about 15 to 30 minutes to complete.
Behavioral: Telephone Assessments
4 assessment telephone calls at Weeks 12, 26 and 52 (interview by a research staff member), taking about 30 minutes each to complete.
Other Names:
  • Survey
  • Questionnaire
MAPS

MAPS (Motivation and Problem-Solving):

Counseling treatment approach with a focus on smoking cessation.

Behavioral: Telephone Counseling
7 counseling calls where quit date set on first counseling call; then counseling calls on quit date, 3-5 days after quit date, 7-10 days after quit date, 15-30 days after quit date, 45-60 days after quit date, and 90 days after quit date, each taking about 15 to 30 minutes to complete.
Behavioral: Telephone Assessments
4 assessment telephone calls at Weeks 12, 26 and 52 (interview by a research staff member), taking about 30 minutes each to complete.
Other Names:
  • Survey
  • Questionnaire

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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Current (daily) smoker requesting help for smoking cessation
  2. Exhibit at least one of the following criteria for at-risk drinking: a) an average of =/> 2 alcoholic beverages/day during the past 30 days for men or =/>1 drink/day for women, OR b) two or more occasions of consuming /=> 5 alcoholic beverages during the past 30 days for men or =/>4 drinks for women, OR c) in the past 30 days, driving after consuming =/>3 drinks.
  3. Age 18 or above
  4. Motivated to quit smoking in the next 30 days
  5. Viable (working) telephone number and home address
  6. No other household member enrolled in this protocol
  7. Residing in Puerto Rico
  8. Must score less than or equal to 15 on the AUDIT (Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test)

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Currently incarcerated or in jail
  2. Currently pregnant
  3. Score equal to or more than 16 on the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) measure.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00570804


Locations
United States, Texas
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: David Wetter, PhD M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00570804     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2005-0791
U54CA096300 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
U54CA096297 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
NCI-2012-02110 ( Registry Identifier: NCI CTRP )
First Submitted: December 7, 2007
First Posted: December 11, 2007
Last Update Posted: November 29, 2016
Last Verified: November 2016

Keywords provided by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center:
Smoking Cessation
Puerto Rico Quitline
Motivational Relapse Prevention
Oral Cancer
Risk Reduction
Tobacco Use
Alcohol Use
MAPS
Motivation and Problem-Solving
Telephone Interview
Counseling

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alcohol Drinking
Drinking Behavior
Ethanol
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Anti-Infective Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs