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Table 1 Summary of interviews

From: Patient experiences of participation in a radical thoracic surgical trial: findings from the Mesothelioma and Radical Surgery Trial 2 (MARS 2)

Study number Study arm Interview 1
post-randomisation
Interview 2
post-surgery
Interview 3
6 months’ post-randomisation
Interview 4
12 months’ post-randomisation
1 Surgery Yes Yes No (died) NA
2 Surgery Yes Yes Yes No (no reply to contact)
3 Surgery Yes Yes Yes No (died)
4 Surgery Yes Yes Yes Yes
5 Chemotherapy Yes NA Yes Yes
6 Surgery Yes No (died) NA NA
7 Surgery Yes Yes No (no reply to contact) No (died)
8 Surgery Yes Yes No (withdrew) No (died)
9 Chemotherapy Yes NA Yes Yes
10 Chemotherapy Yes NA Yes No (died)
11 Surgery Yes Yes Yes Yes
12 Chemotherapy Yes NA Yes Yes
13 Chemotherapy Yes NA Yes Yes
14 Surgery Yes Yes Yes No (withdrew)
15 Chemotherapy Yes NA Yes Yes
  1. NA not applicable