Using CHWs or Mailing Self Sampling Home Tests to Increase Cervical Cancer Screening in South Florida
Cervical Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
Screen, self-sampler, cervical, cancer, women, community health workers, Hispanic/ Latinas, Haitian, Focus of study is cervical cancer
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Screening
Name: CHW and Self-sampling for Cervical Cancer Type: Behavioral
Name: Mailed Self Sampler Type: Behavioral
Overall Status
The study will test the significance of community health worker (CHW) participation by comparing self-sampling provided by a community health worker and self-sampling provided by mail. The study will enroll 700 participants in communities that lack access to medical care in South Florida.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: 65 Years
Minimum Age: 30 Years
Gender: Female
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Women

- Haitian, Hispanic, or African American

- Ages 30-65 years

- Report not having had a pap smear in the last three years live in the cities of Miami/Little Haiti, Hialeah or unincorporated Southern Miami-Dade

Exclusion Criteria:

- Women who report having had a hysterectomy

- Women who have a history of cervical cancer

- Women who plan to move outside of Miami-Dade county during the next six months

- Women who are enrolled in any other cancer prevention/outreach related study

- Adults unable to consent

- Individuals who are not yet adults (infants, children, teenagers)

- Pregnant women

- Prisoners
University of Miami
Miami, Florida, United States
Status: Recruiting
Start Date
January 2015
Completion Date
April 2018
University of Miami
University of Miami
Record processing date processed this data on July 28, 2015 page