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Perceptions of equipoise are crucial to trial participation: a qualitative study of men in the ProtecT study.

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Recruitment to trials is known to be difficult. Previous research suggests that a crucial factor may be participants' difficulty with the concept of randomization. This study explored patients' perceptions of randomization and reasons for consent or refusal to participate in the ProtecT study (a randomized trial of surgery, radiotherapy, and monitoring for localized prostate cancer). In-depth interviews were conducted with 21 men diagnosed with localized prostate cancer who were invited to pa...

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Journal:
Controlled clinical trials
Volume:
24
Issue:
3
Pages:
272-282
Publication date:
2003-06-05
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ISSN:
0197-2456
URN:
uuid:f2adb05b-b572-4a44-9333-cf8d88f0a06b
Source identifiers:
120681
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pubs:120681

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