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

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 23, 2011
Last Update Posted : October 30, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Anne Swisher, West Virginia University

Brief Summary:
This study seeks to see if a 12-week diet and exercise program improves exercise ability, energy level, and quality of life.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Breast Cancer Obesity Behavioral: aerobic exercise Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 28 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (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
Study Start Date : July 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2013

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Intervention Details:
  • Behavioral: aerobic exercise
    3 times per week for 12-weeks

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

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

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

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
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 (NCT number): NCT01498536

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

Responsible Party: Anne Swisher, Associate Professor, West Virginia University Identifier: NCT01498536     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-22426
First Posted: December 23, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 30, 2013
Last Verified: October 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases