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Merilyn - Interview 41

Merilyn took part in a randomised trial of different procedures for carrying out a heart bypass operation. She was in the group which had the new procedure.

  • Background

    Merilyn is a cleaner. She is married with 3 adult children. Ethnic background/nationality: White British.

  • Age at interview 57
  • Sex/Gender Female
  • Ronny - Interview 42

    Ronny was invited by his GP to be screened for prostate cancer as part of a trial. He discovered he had cancer. He was randomised to have radical surgery (rather than monitoring or radiotherapy) and is pleased with how it went.

  • Background

    Ronny is a retired painter and decorator. He is separated. Ethnic background/nationality: White English.

  • Age at interview 65
  • Sex/Gender Male
  • Alex - Interview 45

    Alex fractured his heel in 2007. He agreed to take part in a trial comparing surgery with letting the bones heal naturally. He was randomised to the group having surgery, and his heel is slowly recovering.

  • Background

    Alex is a University Lecturer. He is married with 1 child aged 6. Ethnic background/nationality: Russian.

  • Age at interview 38
  • Sex/Gender Male