Comparison of Yoga Versus Relaxation on Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting (CINV) Outcomes Following Chemotherapy
- Patients with gynecologic malignancies (breast, ovary) and Lymphomas.
- Age between 30-70 years.
- Chemotherapy naïve.
- High school education.
- Those with brain metastases
- Concurring medical condition likely to influence survival
- Uncontrolled diabetes and hypertension
- GI metastases, peritoneal fluid, uraemia
- Neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease, myotonic dystrophy etc.
- GI obstruction and past H/o abdominal surgeries.
- Cognitive impairments.
- Regular participation in a behavioral intervention/yoga in the last six months
Type of Study:
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Effect of yoga on chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting
This study is to evaluate the effects of yoga intervention vs. Jacobsons progressive muscle relaxation vs. standard of care only on chemotherapy induced nausea and emesis (CINV) outcomes
Outcome Time Frame:
4 months (prior to every cycle of chemotherapy,for 4 cycles)
RAGHAVENDRA RAO, PHD
India: Institutional Review Board
- Breast Cancer
- Malignant Female Reproductive System Neoplasm
- Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting
- Breast Neoplasms
- Genital Neoplasms, Female