Targeting the Teachable Moment: A Lifestyle Intervention for Breast Cancer Survivors
Participants will be assigned randomly to one of three groups: 1) newly developed mail-based
intervention (Targeting the Teachable Moment Intervention; TTMI), 2) standard Lifestyle
Intervention (SLM), and 3) usual care. Both TTMI and SLM focus on health behaviors, however
TTMI additionally addresses psychosocial issues specific to breast cancer survivors.
All participants will complete questionnaires at the time they start the study, the end of
the 4 months, and 3 months later for a follow-up.
If participants are assigned to any of the intervention group, they will receive materials
every other week for 4 months. If participants are assigned to the usual care group, they
will receive the same materials as the standard lifestyle intervention et the end of the 7
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Changes in eating habits measured by the National Cancer Institute Quick Food Scan
Diet habits (amount of fat and fruit/vegetable uptake) will be assessed at 3 times: at baseline, at the end of the 4 months, and at the end of 7 months.
Meaured at baseline, 4 months, and 7 months
Crystal L. Park, Ph.D
University of Connecticut
United States: Institutional Review Board
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