Funding for this research was provided by:
AbbVie Pty Ltd (unrestricted educational grant)
Pfizer Australia (unrestricted educational grant)
Sanofi Australia (unrestricted educational grant)
Celgene Australian & NZ (unrestricted educational grant)
Bristol-Myers Squibb Australia Pty Ltd (unrestricted educational grant)
National Health and Medical Research Council (Enabling Grant 384330, Postgraduate Scholarship, Senior Principal Research Fellowship)
Amgen Australia Pty Ltd (unrestricted educational grant)
Aventis (unrestricted educational grant)
AstraZeneca (unrestricted educational grant)
Roche (unrestricted educational grant)
Arthritis Australia (SA LSS Support Group Grant & Arthritis Australia & State and Territory Affiliate Grant funded by Arthritis South Australia 2015)
Received: 6 March 2018
Accepted: 3 August 2018
First Online: 6 September 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Twenty ethics committees and organisations have granted approval for ARAD across each state in Australia (New South Wales: Northern Sydney Local Health District, Cancer Council NSW; Victoria: Cabrini Health, Monash University, Royal Children’s Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital, Cancer Council Victoria; Queensland: Queensland Government; South Australia: The South Australian Department of Health and Ageing, Women’s and Children’s Hospital SA Health Network; Western Australia: Department of Health WA, Fiona Stanley Hospital, Rockingham General Hospital, Royal Perth Hospital, Southern Metropolitan Health Service, Government of WA; Tasmania: Tasmania Health, University of Tasmania; the Australian Capital Territory: ACT Health and Community Care). Approval has also been granted by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, the Australian Government Department of Health and the Department of Defence and Veterans’ Affairs, the cancer registry in each state (New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory, Northern Territory) and the National Cancer Statistics Clearing House. Ethical approval was obtained for an additional Heart Health Survey to be sent to ARAD participants. All participants provide written informed consent.
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: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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