As a Dana-Farber patient, you may be asked to participate in a research study designed to help doctors and scientists understand the basic biology and genetics of prostate, bladder, and kidney cancer, which ultimately may help people in the future.
During your appointment, a study coordinator will meet with you to discuss the study and answer your questions. Your participation is completely voluntary and will not affect your medical care or benefits should you decide not to participate.
You can decide to what extent you would like to participate in the study. You will be asked for your permission:
If you have any questions or concerns, or would prefer not to be approached about participating, please do not hesitate to call David Flanagan at 617-582-8313.
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