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Predictors of Patient Attitudes and Barriers to Skin Cancer Screening

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02235116
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 9, 2014
Last Update Posted : August 1, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

Brief Summary:
This is a cross-sectional survey distributed to a convenience sample of patients in a waiting room of an academic dermatology clinic. The survey assesses patient experiences with full body skin exams and attitudes towards full body skin exams. The survey is designed to help investigators better understand how many patients are not getting full body skin exams, why this may be occurring, and what types of interventions may be enacted to increase the number of patients getting full body skin exams.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Skin Cancer Other: Survey

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 1040 participants
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Predictors of Patient Attitudes and Barriers to Skin Cancer Screening
Study Start Date : June 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2011

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Skin Cancer

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Patients who responded to the survey Other: Survey

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of patients reporting ever having had a full body skin examination [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
English-speaking patients 18yrs old and older attending the UCLA Dermatology clinics in Santa Monica, California or Westwood, California from June 14 to July 1, 2011

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years old or older
  • English-speaking

Exclusion Criteria:

  • previously completed the survey

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02235116

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United States, California
UCLA Dermatology
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90095
Sponsors and Collaborators
Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
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Principal Investigator: Melvin Chiu, MD University of California, Los Angeles

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Responsible Party: Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Identifier: NCT02235116     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MC001
First Posted: September 9, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 1, 2016
Last Verified: September 2014

Keywords provided by Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center:
Number of patients
full body skin exam

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Skin Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Skin Diseases