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Patients' Knowledge and Understanding of Cancer Clinical Trials - a Study of Audio Recorded Information

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01502254
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 30, 2011
Last Update Posted : February 12, 2014
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mia Bergenmar, Karolinska University Hospital

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to test if cancer patients who are informed about, and offered participation in a cancer clinical trial, are more knowledgeable about cancer clinical trials if they have access to an audio recording of their information visit.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cancer Other: audio recorded information Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 130 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Patients' Knowledge and Understanding of Cancer Clinical Trials - a Randomised Study of Audio Recorded Information
Study Start Date : October 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2013

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Copy of audio recording
Patients receive a copy of the audio recorded information about the clinical trial directly after the clinical visit. This makes it possible to repeat the information before a decision is made to participate in the clinical trial or not.
Other: audio recorded information
Access to the audio recorded information about the clinical trial the patient was information about and asked to consider. A copy of the audio recording is given to the patients directly after the clinical visit.

No Intervention: No copy of audio recording
Patients in the control arm receive no copy of the audio recording.



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Patients' knowledge about clinical trials measured by the questionnaire Quality of Informed Consent [ Time Frame: The questionnaire is sent to patients within a week after consenting to the trial. ]
    The questionnaire is sent to patients within a week after consenting to the trial. One reminder is sent to those not responding within two weeks.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Patients' perceived understanding of clinical trials measured by the questionnaire Quality of Informed Consent [ Time Frame: The questionnaire is sent to patients within a week after consenting to the trial. ]
    The questionnaire is sent to patients within a week after consenting to the trial. One reminder is sent to those not responding within two weeks.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Informed in Swedish about a phase II or III clinical trial
  • Signed a consent form

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01502254


Locations
Sweden
Department of Oncology, Karolinska University Hospital
Stockholm, Sweden, 17176
Sponsors and Collaborators
Karolinska University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Mia Bergenmar, PhD Department of Oncology, Karolinska University Hospital and Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Publications:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Mia Bergenmar, Principal Investigator, Karolinska University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01502254     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: QuIC-3
First Posted: December 30, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 12, 2014
Last Verified: February 2014

Keywords provided by Mia Bergenmar, Karolinska University Hospital:
Informed consent
Cancer clinical trials
Patient information
Knowledge
Questionnaire
Patient Eligible for a Phase II or III Cancer Clinical Trial
Scheduled Clinical Visit for Information About a Trial