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Community Based Exercise Program for Well Cancer Survivors (CanWell)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00798200
First Posted: November 26, 2008
Last Update Posted: March 3, 2016
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Collaborator:
McMaster University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Oren Cheifetz, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation
  Purpose
This project will create a community based exercise program for well cancer survivors. The goal is that the YMCA will gain the competence to work with this unique population in a safe and productive manner.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cancer Other: Exercise program Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: CanWell: YMCA Based Exercise Program for Well Cancer Survivors

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Oren Cheifetz, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Endurance measure (STEEP treadmill test) [ Time Frame: Within one week before initiating the exercise program ]
  • Endurance measure (STEEP treadmill test) [ Time Frame: Administered at 6 weeks of the exercise program ]
  • Endurance measure (STEEP treadmill test) [ Time Frame: Administered at 12 weeks (end of) the exercise program ]

Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: March 2009
Study Completion Date: January 2016
Primary Completion Date: December 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Exercise
All participants will take part in a supervised, structured, exercise program
Other: Exercise program
All exercise programs will include endurance and strength exercises.

Detailed Description:
All well, adult, cancer survivors are eligible to participate.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All well cancer survivors who are medically stable.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Children are not eligible for this project.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00798200


Locations
Canada, Ontario
Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8V 1C3
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation
McMaster University
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Oren Cheifetz, Clinical Specialist - Physiotherapy, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00798200     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: WorkForceOntario 001
First Submitted: November 25, 2008
First Posted: November 26, 2008
Last Update Posted: March 3, 2016
Last Verified: March 2016

Keywords provided by Oren Cheifetz, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation:
Cancer
Oncology
Rehabilitation
Endurance
Strength