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The Kilimanjaro Cervical Screening Project (KCCP)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 24, 2013
Last Update Posted : April 13, 2016
Grand Challenges Canada
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Tanzania
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr. Karen Yeates, Queen's University

Brief Summary:
Although highly curable, cervical cancer kills thousands of women in developing countries annually. The investigators will pilot a project to improve detection of cervical cancer in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania through a program that combines access to cervical screening expertise available in a large medical centre and remote use of a mobile phone camera application.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms Cervical Cancer Other: Cervical cancer screening Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 1072 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Screening
Official Title: The Kilimanjaro Cervical Screening Project
Study Start Date : May 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2015

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MedlinePlus related topics: Cervical Cancer

Arm Intervention/treatment
No Intervention: Cervical cancer screening Other: Cervical cancer screening

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Test accuracy of using digital smart phone cervicograms in place of traditional cervicography images produced through traditional SLR cameras [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Measure accuracy and feasibility of non-physician healthcare workers ability to obtain adequate cervical images via smart phone camera photographs. [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Other Outcome Measures:
  1. Measure accuracy, quality, and feasibility of SMS text messaging of cervical images obtained by smart phone in place of traditional transfer methods for digital cervical images. [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 49 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female
  • Over 18 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous removal of uterus

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01968837

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Reproductive Health Centre, KCMC
Moshi, Tanzania
Sponsors and Collaborators
Queen's University
Grand Challenges Canada
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Tanzania
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Principal Investigator: Karen Yeates, MD Queen's University

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Responsible Party: Dr. Karen Yeates, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Queen's University Identifier: NCT01968837     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DMED-1545-12
First Posted: October 24, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 13, 2016
Last Verified: April 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Uterine Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Female
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Uterine Cervical Diseases
Uterine Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female