Condition category
Cancer
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
05/06/2014
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr John Primrose

ORCID ID

Contact details

University of Southampton
University Surgical Unit
Southampton
SO16 6YD
United Kingdom
+44 (0)23 8079 6144

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

SPGS782/SW

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To determine if the outlook from colorectal cancer can be improved by the provision of a nurse-based flexible sigmoidoscopy service for all patients with rectal bleeding.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Cancer (neoplasms): Colon; Cancer (neoplasms): Rectum

Intervention

1. Provision of a nurse-based flexible sigmoidoscopy service for all patients with rectal bleeding
2. Standard care

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Three-year incidence of advanced (Dukes' stage CID) colorectal cancer in intervention and control groups; delay between first GP contact and pathological diagnosis in above groups; cost and logistics of providing service to intervention group (including mobile service to subgroup of practices).

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/12/1995

Overall trial end date

30/09/1999

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/12/1995

Recruitment end date

30/09/1999

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

University of Southampton
Southampton
SO16 6YD
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

NHS R&D Regional Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Executive South West (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes