Yoga for Breast Cancer

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified November 2013 by Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01985945
First received: November 11, 2013
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2013
History: No changes posted

November 11, 2013
November 11, 2013
March 2013
March 2014   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Number of Adverse Events [ Time Frame: One Year ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Same as current
No Changes Posted
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Yoga for Breast Cancer
A Randomized Study of the Effect of Yoga in Patients With Breast Cancer Receiving Radiation Therapy

The purpose of this study is to examine the use of Eischens yoga for 8 weeks in one cohort of 20 women with stage I and II breast cancer receiving radiation therapy treatment, while a second cohort of the same type of and number of patients who, instead of yoga will receive standard supportive therapy, Questionnaire measuring cancer-related quality of life (FACT-G instrument) and fatigue (Brief Fatique Inventory) will be given to patients at several points.

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Interventional
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Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Women With Stage I or II Breast Cancer Undergoing Active Radiation Therapy
Other: Yoga
  • Yoga
    Intervention: Other: Yoga
  • No Intervention: Without Yoga
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
20
March 2014
March 2014   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Stage I and II breast cancer patients undergoing active radiation therapy
  • Above the age of 18
  • Must sign informed consent form
  • Must speak English
  • Only women are eligible

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with medical restrictions that may interfere with yoga participation per their physicians' decision
  • Those who have smoked in the last 6 months because smoking can interfere with the breathing and relaxation techniques of yoga.
  • Those who have regularly taken yoga in the last 6 months, because they would not come to the intervention with the same baseline as other participants.
Female
18 Years and older
No
Contact: Lilie Lin, MD 855-216-0098 PennCancerTrials@emergingmed.com
United States
 
NCT01985945
UPCC 08113
Yes
Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
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Principal Investigator: Lilie Lin, MD Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
November 2013

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