Whack-a-Mole: Testing an Intervention to Increase Melanoma Identification

Study Purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate an interactive game designed to increase people's ability to identify cancerous moles.

Recruitment Criteria

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Healthy volunteers are participants who do not have a disease or condition, or related conditions or symptoms

Yes
Study Type

An interventional clinical study is where participants are assigned to receive one or more interventions (or no intervention) so that researchers can evaluate the effects of the interventions on biomedical or health-related outcomes.


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Observational
Eligible Ages 18 Years and Over
Gender All
More Inclusion & Exclusion Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • - Resident of U.
S. - At least 18 years old - Capable of reading English - Member of panel assembled by survey provider

Exclusion Criteria:

- Individuals under 18 years old

Trial Details

Trial ID:

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NCT04069104
Phase

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Lead Sponsor

The sponsor is the organization or person who oversees the clinical study and is responsible for analyzing the study data.

University of Miami
Principal Investigator

The person who is responsible for the scientific and technical direction of the entire clinical study.

Nicholas Carcioppolo, PhDSoyoon Kim, PhD
Principal Investigator Affiliation Study Co-Principal InvestigatorStudy Co-Principal Investigator
Agency Class

Category of organization(s) involved as sponsor (and collaborator) supporting the trial.

Other
Overall Status Not yet recruiting
Countries United States
Conditions

The disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury that is being studied.

Diagnoses Disease
Arms & Interventions

Arms

: ABCD training with standard feedback

Asymmetry, Border, Color, Diameter (ABCD) training message intervention with standard dermatological feedback

: ABCD training with motivational feedback

ABCD training message intervention with dermatological feedback and a motivational message

: ABCD training with no feedback

ABCD message intervention with no feedback

: UDS method training with standard feedback

Ugly Duckling Sign (UDS) method message intervention with dermatological feedback.

: UDS method training with motivational feedback

UDS message intervention with dermatological feedback and a motivational message.

: UDS training with no feedback

UDS message intervention with no feedback.

: ABCD and UDS trainings with standard feedback

Both message interventions with dermatological feedback.

: ABCD and UDS trainings with motivational feedback

Both message interventions with dermatological feedback and a motivational message.

: ABCD and UDS trainings with no feedback

Both message interventions with no feedback.

: No message intervention with standard feedback

No message intervention, but with dermatological feedback.

: No message intervention with motivational feedback

No message intervention, but with dermatological feedback and a motivational message.

: No message intervention with no feedback

No message intervention and no feedback. True control.

Interventions

Behavioral: - ABCD Information

The intervention condition includes exposure to a message emphasizing the ABCD strategy to identify malignant melanoma.

Behavioral: - UDS information

The intervention condition includes exposure to a message emphasizing the UDS strategy to identify malignant melanoma.

Behavioral: - Standard (clinical) feedback

Feedback on mole identification task provided by a dermatologist.

Behavioral: - Motivational feedback

Feedback on mole identification task provided by a dermatologist plus exposure to a motivational fear appeal message designed to increase skin self exam intentions.

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University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

Status

Address

University of Miami

Coral Gables, Florida, 33146

Site Contact

Nicholas Carcioppolo, PhD

n.carcioppolo@miami.edu

305-284-5633

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