Gain-framed Messages and NRT Sampling to Promote Smoking Cessation in Lung Cancer Screening Programs

Date Added
June 21st, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00055397
Researcher
Benjamin Toll

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Keywords
Lung, Pulmonary, Smoking
Summary

This research is a randomized smoking cessation trial conducted within and specifically personalized for lung cancer screening patients presenting to a lung screening clinic. Novel tobacco treatments for this population are critically needed, given the growing population of lung screening patients. In the proposed study, we will test a gain-framed messaging intervention specifically designed for lung screening patients (vs. unframed messaging), as well as evaluating NRT sampling (vs. no medication).

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Kayla Haire
843-509-7589
hairek@musc.edu

Contingency Management to Promote Smoking Abstinence in Cancer Patients

Date Added
May 29th, 2020
PRO Number
Pro00099446
Researcher
Benjamin Toll

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Keywords
Cancer, Smoking
Summary

This is a smoking cessation treatment study. Patients who have a cancer or a suspected cancer who will undergo surgical removal of their cancer are eligible to participate in this study. A novel smoking cessation treatment will be provided to half of the participants in the study. All study participants will receive standard smoking cessation therapy including counseling and the nicotine patch.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Rachel Christian
843-737-1516
chrisrac@musc.edu

Care Retention and Engagement of Veterans Living with HIV during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Date Added
December 1st, 2021
PRO Number
Pro00113239
Researcher
Ruth Adekunle

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Keywords
Coronavirus, HIV / AIDS, Minorities
Summary

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all persons, though disadvantaged populations such as persons living with HIV are likely to be disproportionally impacted by the physical, economic, and psychological toll of the global pandemic. This study aims to better understand how COVID-19 has impacted care for veterans living with HIV.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Ruth Adekunle
843-876-3092
adekunle@musc.edu

Varenicline for treatment of e-cigarette dependence

Date Added
May 17th, 2022
PRO Number
Pro00120081
Researcher
Benjamin Toll

List of Studies


Keywords
Drug Studies, Substance Use
Summary

This is a smoking cessation study which is examining varenicline for use in reducing or quitting e-cigarettes. Half of the participants will receive a placebo pill and half will receive varenicline. All participants will be asked to complete weekly assessments and receive compensation for doing so.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Marian Chelsea Evangelista
8435097589
evangema@email.sc.edu



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