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Adherence to a Recommended Exercise Regimen in Colorectal Cancer Patients

2014-08-27 03:19:19 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Given the apparent effect of 18 metabolic equivalent task-hours of activity/week in improving disease free survival in patients with treated stage 3 colon cancer and the survival benefit of exercise demonstrated in patients with stage II and III colorectal cancer, the primary objective is to evaluate compliance at 6 months with post-treatment recommendations for a minimum of 18 metabolic units of physical activity each week in patients who have completed therapy for stage 2 and stage 3 colorectal cancer.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Colorectal Cancer

Location

Beth Israel Medical Center - Philipps Ambulatory Care Center
New York
New York
United States
10003

Status

Recruiting

Source

Beth Israel Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:19-0400

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