Consumer and community involvement are integral to this project, as improving outcomes for cancer patients and their carers is the goal of this project. Anne McKenzie will lead the project’s consumer involvement strategy. Anne leads the WA Consumer and Community Health Research Network, an enabling platform of the WA Health Translation Network, which aims to support and advise researchers, consumers and the community to work in partnership. This aim is underpinned by the National Health and Medical Research Council’s stated commitment for: ‘consumers, community members, researchers and research organisations working in partnerships, to improve the health and well-being of all Australians through health and medical research’ (2016).
Anne McKenzie and other nominated cancer consumers are fully involved in the development of the CIC Cancer project. For each individual cancer type, appropriately experienced consumers will be involved in the development and implementation of our activities
If you are undergoing investigation or receiving a diagnosis for lung cancer, or having been diagnosed with breast, colorectal, prostate, or ovarian cancer you may be invited to participate in the study. Learn more….