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Share your experience (Survey)

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Share your experiences searching for cancer information:

The WA Department of Health Cancer Network (WA Health), in partnership with the University of Western Australia’s (UWA) Cancer and Palliative Care Research and Evaluation Unit are undertaking a project to better understand the information needs of people affected by cancer. WA Health is keen to hear about what type of cancer information people need, where they look for it, where they find it, how they want to receive the information, and when they need it.

Sharing your views and experiences on looking for cancer information during your cancer journey will help provide cancer information in the best way possible for people diagnosed with cancer in the future.

To share your experiences, please complete our online survey by following this link: https://redcap.link/cancerinformationsurvey 

 

Target group: People living in WA who have been diagnosed with cancer, aged 18+

Survey distribution: Online survey only – link provided

Survey completion time: Approximately 20-30 minutes

Survey availability period: Open from 24th January 2022 – 28th February 2022

Survey link: https://redcap.link/cancerinformationsurvey

House Rules

To help keep this community a welcoming, supportive and caring place we have put together a small list of dos and don'ts for you to think about when posting on our forum, research blog or video gallery.

For further information please see our terms and conditions, and to contact the Online Community team please email onlinecommunity@pcfa.org.au or call 1800 22 00 99.

Adhere to PCFA’s five core values of Integrity, Optimism, Compassion, Respect and Commitment.

Our online forum is for you to share experiences with others and does not contain specific medical, counselling or legal advice.  If you require professional advice specific to your individual circumstances we encourage you to see a medical professional, legal professional or counsellor.

No commercial or promotional activity. While members may share information about resources they have found helpful, the PCFA Online Community forum should not be used for the promotion of goods and services. This includes commercial entities passing themselves off as individuals and people who frequently post links to external health professionals or other services.

Be kind to each other - many people using the community are going through a difficult time. A few kind words can go a long way. Please welcome new posters – it can be very nerve-wracking to post on the forum for the first time.

If you or someone you know is suffering from mental health issues, such as depression or anxiety, we encourage you to seek assistance and contact Beyond Blue Tel:1300 224 636 or Lifeline Tel:13 11 14

Speak your mind freely, but please be sensitive to the feelings and experiences of others - you might not always agree, but you can agree to disagree in a peaceful manner.

Don't use offensive language -if a user is found to be using offensive language during their conversations the moderators reserve the right to edit the thread, without warning.

Don't use all capital letters in your posts - it's considered ‘shouting' online and it makes posts difficult to read.

Give each other the benefit of the doubt - please remember that it is all too easy for the tone and meaning of posts to be misinterpreted. Think carefully before replying to a discussion. it It is important to remember that things written rather than said can feel much stronger, so please bear this in mind when reading other people's messages.

Please respect the moderators - their job is to keep the forum safe and constructive so that everybody gets to have his or her fair say.

Stay on topic - try to focus on the original topic. In particular, don't change subject in the middle of an existing thread - just start a new thread.

Read what's already on the forum before posting - you may be repeating what others have already said or asked.

We want PCFA's Online Community to be a secure and helpful environment for all of the community. So please remember that by using PCFA's Online Community you are agreeing to follow our terms and conditions.