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Informed Decision-Making Regarding Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Screening in 50-70 Year Old Latino Men (PSA)

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Identifier:
First received: September 26, 2008
Last updated: July 5, 2016
Last verified: July 2016

September 26, 2008
July 5, 2016
April 2003
April 2017   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Inform Decision-Making [ Time Frame: 6 months post-baseline interview ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00761124 on Archive Site
Prostate cancer knowledge, Receipt of PSA, and Communication with family, friends, and medical providers [ Time Frame: 6 months post-baseline interview ]
Same as current
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Informed Decision-Making Regarding Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Screening in 50-70 Year Old Latino Men
Informed Decision-Making Regarding PSA Screening

The purpose of this intervention trial is aiming to increase inform decision- making in Latino men regarding prostate cancer screening.

The investigators propose to find out how much Latino men know about the benefits and risks of prostate cancer screening and what factors influence how they decide whether or not to have screening. The investigators are also interested in learning how providing education information, both verbally and in print, about the risks and benefits of prostate cancer screening affects men's interest and knowledge.

The intervention is an interactive multi-media presentation made up of a small group of 8-10 Latino men gathered to discuss about prostate cancer, screening methods, treatment, and the controversy within the medical community regarding PSA screening. A facilitator guides the 1-hour discussion and encourages participant interaction. The effect of this intervention was tested on 1000 Latino men within Los Angeles county.

Participants were recruited from 38 community venues (churches, community center, etc.). All participants were interviewed before being randomized to receive written (control group) or oral (intervention) prostate cancer education material. All of the participants will be followed up at 6-months via a telephone interview.

The investigators hypothesize that the intervention group will have an increase knowledge of prostate cancer, will have increase communication with family, friends, and medical provider, and will have an increase rate of PSA screening compared to the control group.

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Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Prostate Cancer
  • Behavioral: Intervention Session
    A one-hour discussion group composed of 8-10 Latino men. The session includes an interactive, multimedia presentation led by a facilitator to guide participant interaction.
  • Behavioral: Printed Material
    General prostate cancer pamphlet
  • Experimental: 1
    Educational small group session regarding prostate cancer
    Intervention: Behavioral: Intervention Session
  • 2
    Printed material regarding general prostate cancer information provided.
    Intervention: Behavioral: Printed Material
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
Active, not recruiting
December 2018
April 2017   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Latino men
  • 50 to 70 years old
  • Not ever having prostate biopsy
  • Not ever having prostate cancer
  • Not having had a PSA test within the past 12 months
  • Not having BPH (prostate inflammation)
  • Not currently experiencing prostate problems such as pain or burning sensation during urination, blood in urine, and/or desire to urinate frequently

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Not Latino
  • Younger than 50 or older than 70 years old
  • Currently experiencing prostate problems such as pain or burning sensations while urinating, blood in urine, and/or desire to urinate frequently
  • Living outside of Los Angeles county
  • Having had a prostate biopsy
  • Having had prostate cancer previously
  • Having had a prostatectomy
Sexes Eligible for Study: Male
50 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
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Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Principal Investigator: Roshan Bastani, PhD University of California, Los Angeles
Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
July 2016

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