Intervention Group for Cancer Prevention

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
IWK Health Centre, Halifax, CanadaCancer Preventione-health training program - Behavioral
Any Age
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will evaluate an e-health training program for volunteer firefighters to reduce cancer risk & increase understanding & behavior.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 4 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline, After 6 month intervention and 3-month follow-up

Month 6
Comparing and detecting any association between the regular volunteer firefighters and the management team towards cancer prevention
Comparing characteristics of different volunteer Departments (Clusters) such as size and location of Department in terms of their future intention, current practice and perceived importance towards cancer prevention
Volunteer Firefighters' Intention to engage in reducing exposure and undertaking decontamination behaviour
Volunteer Firefighters' practice and perceived importance towards reducing exposure and undertaking decontamination behavior for cancer prevention
Volunteer firefighters' and their departments' perceived barriers in the development of reducing exposure and undertaking decontamination behaviors

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

waitlist control group
1 of 2
Intervention Group
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

800 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Intervention Group · No Placebo Group · N/A

Intervention Group
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: e-health training program · Intervention Types: Behavioral
waitlist control groupNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: waitlist control group · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, after 6 month intervention and 3-month follow-up

Who is running the clinical trial?

IWK Health CentreLead Sponsor
120 Previous Clinical Trials
97,368 Total Patients Enrolled
Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs (CAFC)UNKNOWN
Laval UniversityOTHER
393 Previous Clinical Trials
164,781 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age Any Age · All Participants · 9 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are a volunteer firefighter.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many participants are being included in this experiment?

"Agreed. According to the information hosted by, this medical trial is still welcoming patients having first been posted on 13th February 2023 and edited most recently on 16th February 2023. 800 people are needed across a single site for the study's completion." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are there any slots still available for prospective participants in this research?

"Affirmative. displays that this clinical trial is recruiting patients, having been initially posted on February 13th 2023 and recently revised on the 16th of February. This experiment requires 800 people to be recruited from a single medical facility." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.