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Weight loss and biological parameters in breast cancer survivors

Workflow State: 
Approved
Type of proposal: 
Participant recruitment (what is this?)
Does this project have funding?: 
Yes

Researcher Information

First name: 
Andrea
Last name: 
Arikawa
Degree: 
PhD
Work phone number: 
(612) 624-3050

Institution Information

University of Minnesota
1334 Eckles Ave
55108 St. Paul , MN
United States

Project Information

List of Collaborators: 
Mindy Kurzer, PI Susan Raatz, co-PI William Thomas Steve Stovitz Doug Yee
Number of Participants Needed: 
20
Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria: 
Women will be eligible for this study if they meet the following inclusion criteria: body mass index above 30 kg/m2, post-menopausal, diagnosed with stage I – IIIA breast cancer in the past year, completed all planned surgery, radiotherapy, and/or chemotherapy within one year of the start of the study, sedentary defined as not engaging in moderate-intensity physical activity for 30-min more than twice a week, no history of any serious medical conditions for which medication may affect the study’s outcomes, no history of severe psychiatric illness, non-smoker, accepting the randomization procedure, not taking medication to lose weight, moderate alcohol consumption (less than 7 servings per week).

Project Details

Primary Area of Study: 
Secondary Area of Study: 
IRB Approval: 
Yes
Legacy Date Received: 
2009-01-12 11:54:40