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Yoga for Breast Cancer

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01985945
First Posted: November 18, 2013
Last Update Posted: January 25, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
November 11, 2013
November 18, 2013
January 25, 2016
March 2013
July 2015   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Number of Adverse Events [ Time Frame: One Year ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01985945 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
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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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Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
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.
 
Active, not recruiting
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July 2015   (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.
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
 
NCT01985945
UPCC 08113
Yes
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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
January 2016

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