Auckland Breast Cancer Register (ABCR) follows a strict protocol in researching, storing and utilizing data:
As an observational research project, patient care management is not affected by the measurement of outcome using data from the Register. If a patient requires information about his/her care management, he/she can contact his/her breast specialist or GP.
If a patient requires any further information about ABCR and his/her participation in this research study, he/she can contact the register staff.
If a patient has further concerns regarding his/her rights as a participant in this research study, he/she can contact an independent Health and Disability Advocate. This is a free service provided under the Health and Disability Commissioner Act. They can be reached at: