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Effect of Diet and Exercise in Breast Cancer Survivors (F4F tri neg)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Anne Swisher, West Virginia University Identifier:
First received: December 20, 2011
Last updated: October 29, 2013
Last verified: October 2013
This study seeks to see if a 12-week diet and exercise program improves exercise ability, energy level, and quality of life.

Condition Intervention
Breast Cancer Obesity Behavioral: aerobic exercise

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Fit for the Fight: Effect of a Multidisciplinary Diet and Exercise Program on Body Weight, Quality of Life and Inflammation in Survivors of Triple-negative Breast Cancer

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Further study details as provided by Anne Swisher, West Virginia University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • weight loss [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    aim for loss of 10% of BMI

  • quality of life [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    Fatigue, disease-specific symptoms, depression and energy level all assessed by standardized questionnaires

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • markers of inflammation [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    blood draws at beginning and end of study to analyze any effect on inflammation

Enrollment: 28
Study Start Date: July 2011
Study Completion Date: August 2013
Primary Completion Date: August 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Behavioral: aerobic exercise
    3 times per week for 12-weeks

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ER/PR/HER2neu negative breast cancer
  • at least 3 months after end of treatment
  • BMI at least 25

Exclusion Criteria:

  • stage IV cancer
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01498536

United States, West Virginia
West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States, 26506
Sponsors and Collaborators
West Virginia University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Anne Swisher, Associate Professor, West Virginia University Identifier: NCT01498536     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-22426
Study First Received: December 20, 2011
Last Updated: October 29, 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases processed this record on June 23, 2017