IN FOCUS

Project ID: 2017_013_PAR_01

Chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is a major side effect of cancer treatment that can have a significant impact on those who experience it. This project aims to better understand the impact of the side effects of chemotherapy on the lives of cancer survivors.

 

The researcher: Dr Susanna Park

Dr Susanna Park is a Senior Lecturer at the Brain and Mind Centre at the University of Sydney, with a conjoint appointment at the Prince of Wales Clinical School, UNSW. She is currently working to determine the best ways of assessing chemotherapy induced nerve damage, investigating its impact, and developing methods of treatment as part of the IN FOCUS research program.

 

Who is eligible?

You are eligible to participate in this project if you have received neurotoxic chemotherapy (i.e. chemotherapy that can cause damage to the nerves) as a treatment for any type of cancer. You do not need to have experienced damage to the nerves from treatment to take part in this study.

 

What does this project involve?

If you agree to participate in this project you will be asked to complete an online questionnaire.

 

Where is the project being conducted?

This project is being conducted by the University of New South Wales. 


How do I express interest in participating?

To get more information about this project:

  • Click on “Yes, I’m interested” at the bottom of this page and follow the prompts.
  • Call us on 1300 709 485 and we can help you through the process. Register4 is an online register, so have your email address ready.

After we verify your details, we will send you an invitation email. The invitation email formally asks whether you give Register4 permission to forward your contact details to the researcher. You will also have the opportunity to specify which contact details you would like us to send to the researcher on your behalf.