You are invited to participate in a research study to assess radiation oncologist’s awareness of guidelines regarding geriatric assessment (GA), clinical practice on the use of GA and perceptions of barriers to using GA when treating patients ≥ 65 years old with cancer. This study is open to radiation oncologists, or clinical oncologists who provide radiation therapy for older adults with cancer aged 65 years and over.
Your participation is voluntary and you do not have to take part. If you agree to take part, your participation will involve completing an anonymous online survey to evaluate your clinical practice. No personal data will be collected and all responses will remain anonymous. The data from this project will not be shared with others and will be used for the purposes outlined in this study only. The survey should take you no longer than 10 minutes to complete.
Further information about the study can be found in the participant information leaflet attached. Here is a link to the anonymous online survey:
Ethical approval has been granted for this project from the Faculty of Health Sciences Research Ethics Committee, Trinity College Dublin. If you have any questions about this research you can contact: Dr. Anita O’Donovan, Discipline of Radiation Therapy, Trinity College, Dublin 2. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline is Friday the 4th of June please for your response.