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Research Study: PEEK Study

Chris_McNamara
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PCFA is working in partnership with another charity called the Centre for Community-Driven Research (CCDR) to listen to your experience with prostate cancer. The study will include an online questionnaire that will take approximately 20 minutes to complete, as well as a structured interview by telephone that takes approximately 30 – 45 minutes. The structured interview is conducted with one of CCDR's nurses and is a great opportunity for people to talk about and document their experience to benefit others in the future. CCDR does a lot of these kinds of studies, and in past studies, participants have found that participating in the study made them feel good because they had the chance to reflect on their experience and talk about it, and also help others in the future.

This is what one participant had to say about the study so far:

"I wasn't expecting this but after the interview, I just felt better. I actually really enjoyed participating in it and it's probably the first time anyone's really taken the time to ask me what it's been like for me. I felt like I'd really been heard"

Once complete, the study report is made publicly available and we use it to inform government and other decision-makers about what is important to men diagnosed with prostate cancer and their families. On that note, family members are welcome to participate also!

For more information or to register, go to www.cc-dr.org/prostate/

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