The primary objective of this project is to explore the rise of molecular technologies in cancer screening and monitoring and their impacts on the experience of cancer survivorship. I will draw on both primary and secondary data to accomplish this objective, including:
- A scan of the published literature
- An analysis of prior qualitative interviews conducted with cancer survivors
- Expert interviews with officials in Geneva (policy makers and researchers) who are interested in discussing the rise of molecular technologies in monitoring disease status.
In this application I am applying for ethics approval for component 3 of the study (expert interviews) as I have a current ethics approval to cover component 2 of the study. The primary research method will be expert interviews conducted with approximately 5 experts interested in dicussing the rise of molecular technologies. These will be analysed using ethnographic content analysis techniques.
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