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A Pilot Study of Physical Activity for Improving Quality of Life in Prostate Cancer Patients on Androgen Deprivation Therapy


N/A
40 Years
80 Years
Open (Enrolling)
Male
Prostate Cancer

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Trial Information

A Pilot Study of Physical Activity for Improving Quality of Life in Prostate Cancer Patients on Androgen Deprivation Therapy


Inclusion Criteria:



- Men with metastatic prostate cancer receiving ADT and men who have failed primary
therapy and are receiving ADT.

- Men from the radiology practice who are receiving ADT as neoadjuvant therapy to
primary radiotherapy (enrolled only following completion of primary radiotherapy).

Exclusion Criteria:

- Men with the following counter-indications to exercise:

- Lower limb, bone, muscle, or joint pathology of a severity which limits their
ability to be physically active.

- A history of significant cardiac disease using criteria established by the
American College of Sports Medicine ( Criteria: pain, discomfort in the chest,
neck, jaw, arms, or other areas that may be due to ischemia; shortness of breath
at rest or with mild exertion; ankle edema; palpitations or tachycardia; known
heart murmur; unusual fatigue or shortness of breath with usual activities'
syncope)

- Other medical contraindications which would compromise participation in a
lifestyle physical activity program.

- Those who are currently physically active

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Outcome Measure:

Feasibility of recruiting 60 men with prostate CA on ADT to an ex intervention study w/ three arms. To determine if an ex prgm provides symptom mgt as compared to usual care,if resistance training provides symptom mgt not obtained from aerobic ex alone.

Outcome Time Frame:

8 weeks

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Kathleen Y Wolin, ScD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

08-0318

NCT ID:

NCT00853164

Start Date:

July 2008

Completion Date:

May 2010

Related Keywords:

  • Prostate Cancer
  • prostate cancer
  • aerobic exercise
  • resistance training
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

Name

Location

Washington University School of MedicineSaint Louis, Missouri  63110