Potential Patient/Family Emotional Distress

If study participants are CancerCare Manitoba patients or significant others for whom participation in the study may cause anxiety or emotional distress, it is recommended that the following paragraph be included in the information for participants. Sign off from the Director of Patient and Family Support Services will also be required.

"Participation in this study may be upsetting or distressing to you as you recall your own illness experience, or the experience of your family member. If you would like to talk to someone about this, there is support available through CancerCare Manitoba Patient and Family Support Services. Please call 204-787-2109 or toll free 1-800-561-1026, or ask the research study staff to refer you."