Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening in Urban African American Communities Via Churches (ACTS)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01139242|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 8, 2010
Last Update Posted : June 8, 2010
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Colorectal Cancer||Behavioral: Body & Soul nutritional intervention Behavioral: Experimental: newsletters and peer counseling||Early Phase 1|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||955 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Increasing CRC Screening in Urban African American Communities Via Churches|
|Study Start Date :||February 2008|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 2009|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||May 2010|
Body & Soul nutritional intervention
This is a standardized intervention to increase fruit and vegetable consumption among church members through pastoral and peer counseling and church activities/menus.
Behavioral: Body & Soul nutritional intervention
Pastoral and peer counseling, and church activities/menus to promote increased fruit and vegetable consumption among church members.
Experimental: Newsletters/peer counseling
Four tailored newsletters and peer counseling calls to promote CRC screening among church members out-of-date according to screening guidelines. For those up-to-date, promotion is of increased physical activity.
Behavioral: Experimental: newsletters and peer counseling
Four tailored newsletters and peer counseling calls to promote CRC screening in church members who are out-of-date with screening. Four tailored newsletters and peer counseling calls to others to increase physical activity.
- Higher incidence of CRC screening, if needed, among experimental participants. [ Time Frame: One year ]Among church members who were out-of-date for CRC screening at baseline, a higher percentage of experimental participants will have been screened at the time of follow-up.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01139242
|Principal Investigator:||Marci K Campbell, PhD||UNC - Chapel Hill|