Are there any benefits or detriments to participation or non-participation?
Please be advised that this study is being conducted for the future advancement of medicine and medical care, so that there is no direct benefit to the patients who participate. That said, you will be, by participating in this study, contributing to medical research to establish new treatments, such as the development of new drugs and new combination therapies, for future cancer patients.
Non-participation will not affect your normal medical treatment, and you will not be penalized in any way. In addition, your participation or non-participation in this study will not change your treatment plan.