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Education + Navigation Support for Lung Cancer Screening

Research Sponsored by University of Illinois at Chicago
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Self-identify as African American or Black males
Do not self-report a history of lung cancer symptoms
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up 1 year
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Study Summary

This trial tests an education and patient navigation intervention to help people quit smoking and access lung cancer screenings.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for African American men who currently smoke and speak English. They must not have symptoms of lung cancer. Former smokers or those with a history of lung cancer symptoms, as well as non-English speakers, cannot participate.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study tests a support program to help participants quit smoking and get screened for lung cancer using educational videos, decision-making tools, and personal navigation support over two months.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Since this trial involves educational materials and support rather than medical treatments, there are no direct side effects like you'd expect from drugs or surgery.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
I am an African American or Black male.
I have not experienced symptoms of lung cancer.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~1 year
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 1 year for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Assess changes in knowledge, attitudes, risk perception, and intention/ stage of readiness to engage in lung cancer screening and smoking cessation
Assess completion of referral to smoking cessation treatment
Assess the completion of a healthcare visit for the purpose of lung cancer screening ces

Trial Design

1Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: Single ArmExperimental Treatment4 Interventions
A culturally tailored video that provides education about the process of low-dose helical computed tomography (LDCT) lung cancer screening A culturally tailored shared decision-making tool that educates participants about the shared decision-making process The use of a flip chart that reinforces the information provided in the video and shared decision-making tool Navigation support for participants who express interest in LDCT and quitting smoking

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Who is running the clinical trial?

University of Illinois at ChicagoLead Sponsor
607 Previous Clinical Trials
1,559,316 Total Patients Enrolled

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Does the age restriction for this research study extend beyond 85 years?

"The parameters for inclusion in this research are 50 years old and above, with a maximum of 80 years."

Answered by AI

Are there any openings left for patients to partake in this experiment?

"This medical trial is open for recruitment, as mentioned on clinicaltrials.gov. The experiment was posted on July 14th 2023 and subsequently updated lastly on October 18th of the same year."

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How many participants have been accepted into this research endeavor?

"Yes, the evidence on clinicaltrials.gov affirms that this medical study is seeking out participants. It was originally posted on July 14th 2023 and last modified on October 18th 2023. Forty patients need to be enrolled at one site for the trial's completion."

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Is my eligibility to join this experiment being considered?

"This medical trial is looking for 40 African American or Black male participants aged between 50 and 80, who are current smokers of any nicotine-containing products. Furthermore, these individuals must not have a history of lung cancer symptoms and be proficient in English."

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~27 spots leftby Jul 2026