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Preliminary findings from REPORT-UK and eRAPID

28 October 2015

Research Associate, Elaine O'Connell Francischetto is currently working on two studies in collaboration with colleagues in the Bristol Surgical Trials Centre and the University of Leeds:  Real-time Electronic Patient Outcome ReporTing of adverse events in UK cancer trials (REPORT-UK) and eRAPID Electronic patient self-Reporting of Adverse-events: Patient Information and aDvice (eRAPID).
 
Preliminary findings from both of these studies are being disseminated at recent and upcoming conferences.

The REPORT-UK project manager Dr Fiona Kennedy, from the University of Leeds, will be presenting study findings in a poster presentation at the upcoming NCRI Cancer Conference in Liverpool (01-04 November 2015).

"Real-time Electronic Patient Outcome ReporTing of adverse events in UK cancer trials) - preliminary findings of the feasibility pilot study." (F Kennedy, B Clayton, K Absolom, O’Connell Francischetto E, L Flintoff, K Gordon, W Crocombe, V Hiley, J Brown, J Blazeby & G Velikova). Please see the conference website  http://conference.ncri.org.uk/ for more information.

In October, Elaine O'Connell Francischetto's conference poster was taken to the International Society for Quality of Life Research 22nd Annual Conference in Vancouver by the eRAPID project lead, Professor Galina Velikova.

"Assessment of patient-reported adverse events after discharge from hospital following gastrointestinal cancer surgery: do EORTC disease-specific modules have sufficient coverage to monitor recovery and detect problems early." (O’Connell Francischetto E, Avery K, Velikova, G and Blazeby J). Please see the conference website http://www.isoqol.org/2015conference for more information.

Another poster, is due to be presented by Dr Kerry Avery at the 3rd International Clinical Trials Methodology Conference in Glasgow (16-17 November 2015).

"Assessment of patient-reported adverse events after discharge from hospital in RCTs in gastrointestinal cancer surgery: is there sufficient coverage in existing EORTC questionnaires?" (Avery K, O’Connell Francischetto E, Velikova, G and Blazeby J). Please see the conference website  http://ictmc.uk/ for more information.

 

 

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