Screening for Cancers in the Oral CAvity

  • End date
    Dec 29, 2028
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Amiens
Updated on 29 August 2021
carcinoma of oral cavity


In the Somme region of France, cancer registry data showed an increasing incidence of oral cancer. The Incidence Rates in Somme as compared to the national rates for Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx Cancer were in 2010: 31,4/100 000 Standard population versus 18,2 /100 000 for male and 8,2/100 000 versus 5,5/100 000 for female, disaster area where action to improve early detection for smokers will be assessed. This target population consults late (as 70% of oral cavity cancers are diagnosed at a late stage (T3 or T4). This project is an innovative incentive strategy for screening among general practitioners based on unusual information vectors (tobacconist, local media).

The main objective of this study is a screening of oral cavity cancers in tobacco users aged 30-75 years in the Somme region of France.


  • Education and alerting physicians to the early detection of cancers of oral cavity and coordination of networks involved for 1 year.
  • Incentive period for the screening by the tobacconist who distributes with every package of cigarettes bought a flyer of invitation to the screening.
  • Carrying out screening examinations by general practitioners with completion of the customized examination forms, orientation towards a specialist, data collection and evaluation.

Condition Oral Cavity Cancer, Oral Neoplasm, mouth cancer, carcinoma of oral cavity, oral cancers, Oral Cancer
Treatment Invitation for oral cavity cancer screening
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT01958762
SponsorCentre Hospitalier Universitaire, Amiens
Last Modified on29 August 2021


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Inclusion Criteria

Any smoker who buys a pack of cigarettes over a period of two weeks in a tobacco shop located on the territory of the Somme
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