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Effects on Physical Fitness, Immunity, and Quality of Life of Yoga Training in Breast Cancer Survivors.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01743573
Verified December 2012 by National Taiwan University Hospital. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
This study wants to prove that Yoga Training can improve physical Fitness, immunity, and quality of Life of in Breast Cancer Survivors. In summary, our findings show potential benefits of yoga for people with cancer in improvements of psychological health. Because of the small number of studies having been conducted and the methodological limitations, the results should be regarded as preliminary and treated with caution. Our preliminary findings also provide practitioners with important information that yoga may be a possible adjunctive therapy for cancer patients to help manage psychological distress and to improve quality of life.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
breast cancer with stage1 or stage2, Sedentary life style, no orthopaedic disease and medical disease
recurrent or metastasis, medical or current psychiatric illness which would make compliance with the study protocol difficult or dangerous, medications which would alter training response