Intelligent Tutoring System Intervention in Enhancing Genetic Risk Assessment in Underserved Blacks and Latinas at Risk of Hereditary Breast Cancer
- Participants will self-identify as Black and/or Latina
- Participants will be at high risk of carrying HBOC mutation using personal/family cancer histories based on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines
- Non-English proficiency
- Not being able to provide informed consent
District of Columbia
I. Adapt BRCA-gist.
II. Test the feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of BRCA-gist intervention in a two-arm randomized controlled trial (RCT).
I. Explore differences by ethnicity and health literacy and assess emotional reactions to risk information to inform future affective-tailored interventions.
OUTLINE: Participants are randomized to 1 of 2 arms.
ARM I: Participants use the BRCA-gist web-based tutoring system over 90 minutes.
ARM II: Participants read information about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) and BRCA 1/2 on the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) website over 90 minutes.
After completion of study, participants are followed up at 3 months.
Trial Phase Phase NA
Trial Type Prevention
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Alejandra Hurtado de Mendoza
- Primary ID 2017-0524
- Secondary IDs NCI-2019-01065
- Clinicaltrials.gov ID NCT03511690