The authors wish to thank all of the patients and health care professionals who participated in the interviews and discrete choice experiment study, as well as the medical oncologists and reception staff who assisted with participant recruitment across southwestern Victoria, Australia.
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The authors have disclosed that they have no financial interests, arrangements, affiliations, or commercial interests with the manufacturers of any products discussed in this article or their competitors. Dr. Wong is supported by clinical postgraduate research scholarships from the National Health and Medical Research Council (APP1074400), Rotary Bowel Scan, and Barwon South Western Regional Integrated Cancer Services.
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