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Increasing Physical Activity of Patients With Head and Neck Cancer (I-PAP Study)

Phase 0
19 Years
Not Enrolling
Head and Neck Cancer

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Trial Information

Increasing Physical Activity of Patients With Head and Neck Cancer (I-PAP Study)

No data to report. No subjects enrolled

Inclusion Criteria:

1. Patients 19 years of age or above (Nebraska legal age).

2. Patients diagnosed with HNC who are seen at the University of Nebraska Medical

3. Patients who have undergone chemotherapy, radiation and/or surgery for their cancer.

4. Patients who have completed their cancer treatment at least 3 months prior.

5. Patients who have consented to participate in this study with approval by their

6. Patients who have no significant mental impairment.

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Patients who are on enteral feeding.

2. Patients who are not able to walk or whose surgeons report that walking is not

3. Patients diagnosed with Lymphoma, Thyroid cancer or Melanoma.

4. Patients who are on antidepressant medications.

5. Patients who are unwilling to return to the clinic at the end of the study - after 12
weeks of intervention.

6. Patients participating in another research study involving a therapeutic

7. Patients with chronic medical and orthopedic conditions that would preclude physical
activity (e.g., congestive heart failure, recent knee or hip replacements).

8. Patients who are at 18 months or more after the start of cancer treatment.

Type of Study:


Study Design:

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

Outcome Measure:

Self-report of physical activity behavior (duration, intensity and frequency)

Outcome Time Frame:

Baseline and Post Intervention

Safety Issue:


Principal Investigator

Alvin G Wee

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

University of Nebraska


United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:




Start Date:

February 2009

Completion Date:

August 2010

Related Keywords:

  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms



University of Nebraska Medical CenterOmaha, Nebraska  68198-3330