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Pap Smear Research Study

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: NCT00743626
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 29, 2008
Last Update Posted : February 22, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Health Network, Toronto

Brief Summary:
The principal hypothesis of this study is that HPV testing and/or p16 testing, either alone or in combination or associated with a Pap smear, will demonstrate greater specificity for clinically significant precancerous disease than will a Pap smear alone and that these tests will be of comparable or superior sensitivity than the Pap smear.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cervical Cancer Other: Diagnostic cervical cancer screening tests (Pap smear, HPV and/or p16) Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 1712 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Evaluation of the Role of Human Papillomavirus Testing and p16 Expression in the Management of Patients Undergoing Cervical Cancer Screening
Actual Study Start Date : December 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2011

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Healthy patients screened for cervical cancer
Other: Diagnostic cervical cancer screening tests (Pap smear, HPV and/or p16)
If positive (Pap smear, HPV and/or p16) patients will be scheduled for 3 colposcopy follow up visits (1,12,18 months)

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To provide cervical cancer screening (Pap smear, HPV test and/or p16 tests) to determine whether further intervention (colposcopy) is required [ Time Frame: 1st visit, 12 months, 18 months follow up ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years and older
  • Ability to speak and clearly understand English
  • Female patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No previous history of Cervical Cancer Treatment(LEEP,Laser,Cone etc.)
  • Women who have had Pap smears within the previous 10 months
  • Women under the age of 18.
  • Women who are pregnant.
  • Inability to give informed consent in English

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00743626

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Canada, Ontario
University Health Network - Toronto Western Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5T 2S8
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Health Network, Toronto
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Principal Investigator: Joan K Murphy, MD,FRCSC University Health Network, Toronto
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Responsible Party: University Health Network, Toronto Identifier: NCT00743626    
Other Study ID Numbers: Pap Smear Study
First Posted: August 29, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 22, 2018
Last Verified: February 2018
Keywords provided by University Health Network, Toronto:
Pap test
Healthy patients screened for cervical cancer tests.
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