Early Lung Cancer Detection Using Computed Tomography

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified June 2015 by University Health Network, Toronto
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Health Network, Toronto
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00188734
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: June 22, 2015
Last verified: June 2015

September 12, 2005
June 22, 2015
September 2003
June 2016   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00188734 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
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Early Lung Cancer Detection Using Computed Tomography
Lung Cancer Screening in High-risk Smokers Using Low-dose Computed Tomography
Early detection of lung cancer may improve treatment outcomes. Risk factors have been identified, suggesting a population which might benefit from regular screening. Lung cancer screening using low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) has experienced a recent renaissance with reported sensitivity for detection of lung cancer of 2.7% in high-risk populations. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the utility of LCDT for the early diagnosis of lung cancer in Ontario.
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Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample
high risk current and former smokers
Lung Cancer
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
5000
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June 2016   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

55 years or older at least 10 pack-year history of smoking general good health

Exclusion Criteria:

any prior cancers except non-melanotic skin cancer

Both
55 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Yes
Contact: Heidi C Roberts, MD 416-340-4800 ext 3375 Heidi.Roberts@uhn.on.ca
Contact: Maureen McGregor 416-946-4501 ext 6318 Maureen.mcgregor@uhn.on.ca
Canada
 
NCT00188734
I-ELCAP
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University Health Network, Toronto
University Health Network, Toronto
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Principal Investigator: Heidi C Roberts, MD University Health Network, Toronto
University Health Network, Toronto
June 2015

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