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Comparing Aerobic to Resistance Training in Recovery From Cancer


N/A
18 Years
N/A
Not Enrolling
Both
Neoplasms

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Trial Information

Comparing Aerobic to Resistance Training in Recovery From Cancer


Inclusion Criteria:



- have a biopsy-proven cancer diagnosis

- be within six months of having completed chemotherapy or radiation therapy for
treatment for cancer as determined by the primary physician

- be ambulatory but sedentary (i. e., has not followed an exercise regimen of a minimum
of 3 times per week for at least 20 minutes each session over the previous six weeks)

- have an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) Performance Status score of 0
asymptomatic) or 1 (symptomatic, fully ambulatory)

- be at least 18 years old

- be able to read and speak English

- have a medical statement from either the patient's primary care provider or the
primary oncologist indicating that participation in the program is not medically
contraindicated

Exclusion Criteria:

- following an exercise regimen a minimum of 3 times per week for at least 20 minutes
each session within the previous 6 weeks

- bone or joint destruction that could be aggravated with exercise

- severe cognitive impairment identified by either the patient's medical care provider
or by the study team

- neuropathy-sensory common toxicity criteria (CTC) grade 3 (sensory loss or
paresthesia interfering with activities of daily living) or grade 4 (permanent
sensory loss that interferes with function) peripheral neuropathy

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label

Outcome Measure:

quality of life

Outcome Time Frame:

12-weeks

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Stacey Young-McCaughan, RN, PhD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Department of Defense

Authority:

United States: Federal Government

Study ID:

N05-006

NCT ID:

NCT00237926

Start Date:

November 2005

Completion Date:

Related Keywords:

  • Neoplasms
  • Sleep
  • Fatigue
  • Exercise tolerance
  • Quality of life
  • Health status
  • Neoplasms

Name

Location

Brooke Army Medical CenterFort Sam Houston, Texas  78234-6200