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Table 3 The final list of proposed study names, the meaning behind each name and the reason for exclusion

From: Novel participatory methods of involving patients in research: naming and branding a longitudinal cohort study, BRIGHTLIGHT

Name Definition Reason for exclusion
BRIGHTLIGHT Light at the end of the tunnel, leading the way for other young people. Not excluded
DROP Each patient represents a drop of water; lots of drops make a ripple, which in turn make waves of change. Too abstract
PICS Powerful Innovate Cancer Study Other existing studies with the same acronym
LILAC Living in light accommodating cancer Too feminine for mixed gender study
PYST Powerful Youth Study Inappropriate colloquialism