The Idea: Researchers want to know your thoughts on having genetic testing (DNA testing) to look genes that can put you at risk of cancer This test can be down by taking a mouth swab or by doing a blood test. We would test for genes including BRCA and Lynch syndrome. These genes can be passed onto your children and affect other members of your family. If we find you carry these genes other members of the family could be tested.
The question: They want to hear your views on how acceptable this would be for you and hear about your experiences.
When: 20th of January 2021
How: This will be done over an online platform like Zoom. We will lay out the idea and then explore your views on the matter. It should take no more than 2 hours.
Who: They ideally want around 8-10 women over the age of 18 years who have a lived experience of ovarian cancer.
Why: This will help them develop a research idea that really does have the potential to save numerous lives. They will also reimburse you £25 for your time and help. Furthermore, if you were interested, there would be opportunities in the future to continue to shape this research.
If interested or for more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about Dr Neil Ryan please go to: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/clinical-sciences/people/neil-ryan/overview.html