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Exercise Training in Postmenopausal Patients With Breast Cancer

2014-09-25 15:08:23 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This randomized trial aims to assess if a well defined subgroup of breast cancer patients benefit from a controlled physical activity program.

All patients will be screened for their physical ability to complete the interventional exercise program. Only patients capable and willing to take part in this study and meeting all inclusion and exclusion criteria will be randomized.

All patients are to receive identical counseling for ideal nutritional, life-style and physical activity.

Patients randomized to Arm 2 will additionally undergo a controlled and observed program of physical activity for a period of 6 months. Thereafter the patients are expected to adhere to a comparable, unobserved exercise program at home.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

Conditions

Physical Activity

Intervention

Counseling, physical activity

Location

Universitätsklinik für Innere Medizin III mit Hämatologie, internistischer Onkologie, Infektologie, Rheumatologie und Onkolog
Salzburg
Austria
5020

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Arbeitsgemeinschaft medikamentoese Tumortherapie

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-09-25T15:08:23-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Physical activity which is usually regular and done with the intention of improving or maintaining PHYSICAL FITNESS or HEALTH. Contrast with PHYSICAL EXERTION which is concerned largely with the physiologic and metabolic response to energy expenditure.

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