Would you like to be involved in research, clinical trials or just interested in what research is being conducted?
From time to time RYC is approached by health professionals who believe our community would have valuable contributions to the outcomes of their work.
Participation is voluntary and direct contact with the researcher will be necessary for you to participate. Please see the information below for further details.
A four-year comparative case study. Previous research has demonstrated the quality of life, body image and other benefits of breast reconstruction for women undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer.
This mixed methods project will systematically explore factors behind the low and uneven rates of breast reconstruction across Australia.
Who can participate?
Women who have personal experience with breast cancer treatment and specifically who wanted to have breast reconstruction but have had trouble accessing breast reconstruction.
Invitation to Participate
BREAST CARE NURSES
Breast Care Nurses are invited to participate in the initial stages of this research by contacting Dr Kathy Flitcroft
Dr Kathy Flitcroft
Clinical Trails Manager
Breast and Surgical Oncology
(02) 9911 7312 firstname.lastname@example.org
Click the button below to learn more about studies into breast reconstruction at Breast and Surgical Oncology, Poche Centre, North Sydney
Improving the health and quality of life of women post breast reconstruction
Breast Research Australia based at the University of Wollongong aims to develop rehabilitation and educational resources for both patients and clinicians to improve the health and quality of life of women who have had breast reconstructive surgery. They will be developing these resources based on the results of their Australia-wide survey.
The survey asks about questions about:
To complete this survey, you must:
This survey can also be completed online
or copies of the survey can be mailed (together with a stamped return-envelope) by contacting the Chief Investigator of the study, Dr Deirdre McGhee (email@example.com); (02) 4221 4980).
The University of Wollongong Human Research Ethics Committee has approved this study (2015/453). If you have any questions about the study, please contact Dr Deirdre McGhee.
School of Medicine
Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
University of Wollongong
Dr Deirdre McGhee
(02) 4221 4980