Level of Physical Activities in Patients Before and After Breast Cancer Treatment (PABC)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
UPECLIN HC FM Botucatu Unesp
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00517088
First received: August 14, 2007
Last updated: May 29, 2014
Last verified: August 2007
  Purpose

Subjects and Methods: 303 patients who had already had the diagnosis of breast cancer and had already been treated at the Ambulatory of Botucatu School of Medicine were selected. The measuring tool used for the level of physical activities was the International Physical Activities Questionnaire (IPAQ-short version), validated by the World Health Organization - Physical Activities and Health International Committee (1998).


Condition Intervention
Breast Cancer
Drug: IPAQ

UPECLIN HC FM Botucatu Unesp has indicated that access to an investigational treatment associated with this study is available outside the clinical trial.  

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Official Title: Level of Physical Activities in Patients Before and After Breast Cancer Treatment

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Further study details as provided by UPECLIN HC FM Botucatu Unesp:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • breast cancer [ Time Frame: one year ]

Enrollment: 2007
Study Start Date: May 2006
Study Completion Date: March 2007
Arms Assigned Interventions
Other
Group Description
Drug: IPAQ

Detailed Description:

Introduction: Breast cancer is the most common malignant neoplasy in women. The risk for breast cancer in a lifetime is high among north-american women, about one out of eight, with 66% of the cases occurring after menopause and 15% when women are under 40 years old. Published cohort studies show clear evidences that women who practice intense physical activities have the risk for breast cancer reduced. The risk reduction for these women is 70%, and 10% for those who practice physical activities at a low level. During adolescence and adult age, moderate to intense physical activities may protect against a future breast cancer development. But some questions still need to be answered: Were women with a breast carcinoma diagnosis already physically active during life? Were there changes in these physical activities after treatment? Why? Objectives: The aim of this study was to identify the level of physical activities in patients before and after breast carcinoma treatment, and to observe if there were changes in the level of these activities. Subjects and Methods: 303 patients who had already had the diagnosis of breast cancer and had already been treated at the Ambulatory of Botucatu School of Medicine were selected. The measuring tool used for the level of physical activities was the International Physical Activities Questionnaire (IPAQ-short version), validated by the World Health Organization - Physical Activities and Health International Committee (1998).

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients whit diagnosis of breast cancer
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00517088

Sponsors and Collaborators
UPECLIN HC FM Botucatu Unesp
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Flávio G Pinto UPECLIN HC FM Botucatu Unesp
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00517088     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: upeclin/HC/FMB-Unesp-pre03
Study First Received: August 14, 2007
Last Updated: May 29, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by UPECLIN HC FM Botucatu Unesp:
Physical Activity
Breast Cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 23, 2014