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Have you recently started hormone therapy? This is for you!

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PCFA has partnered with the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) to develop, trial and evaluate a nurse led survivorship intervention for men on Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT), also known as Hormone Therapy.

If you’ve started hormone therapy in the last 3 months (or are about to start), we would love to hear from you. We are seeking people to take part in an interview which should take no longer than 30-40 minutes of your time to help us better understand the impact of survivorship care interventions.

Interviews will be conducted by telephone or Zoom at a time most convenient to you.  You will be required to sign a consent form if you choose to take part. By signing the consent form, you indicate that you understand the information and give your consent to participate in the research study.

If you would like to take part in the study, or find out more, please contact the PCFA’s Director of Nursing, Sally Sara via email:



This study has been approved by the University of Southern Queensland Human Research Ethics Committee.  If you have any concerns about the ethical conduct of this study, you may contact the University of Sothern Queensland, Manager of Research Integrity and Ethics on (07) 4631 1839 or email and quote this number [USQ HREC Approval number]. The Manager of Research Integrity and Ethics is not connected with this research project and can address your concerns in an unbiased manner.

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