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Enhancing Physical Activity After Breast Cancer Diagnosis: Randomized Trial

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(217) 333-3180

Institution Information

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
334 Freer Hall MC-052 906 S. Goodwin Ave
61801 Urbana , IL
United States

Project Information

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Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria: 
Inclusion criteria: 1. Female breast cancer patients between the ages of 18 and 70 years of age with a diagnosis of Stage I, II, or IIIA breast cancer and who are not currently receiving (and do not plan to receive during the duration of the study) chemotherapy or radiation therapy. The participant may be taking longer term therapies such as aromatase inhibitors, estrogen receptor modulators, etc. 2. If the patient has undergone a surgical procedure, enrollment will be delayed until ≥ 8 weeks post-procedure. 3. English speaking. 4. Medical clearance for participation provided by primary care physician or oncologist. 6. Participating, on average, in no more than 20 minutes of physical activity on two or fewer days per week during the past six months. Exclusion criteria: 1. Diagnosis of dementia or organic brain syndrome. 2. Medical, psychological, or social characteristic that would interfere with ability to fully participate in program activities and assessments (e.g., psychosis, schizophrenia, etc.). 3. Contraindication to participation in a regular physical activity program. (As in dictated by the Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire PAR-Q and Prescreen Protocol & Script Questionnaire, attached.) 4. Metastatic or recurrent disease. 5. Inability to ambulate. 6. Anticipates undergoing elective surgery during the duration of the intervention which would interfere with intervention participation (e.g., breast reconstructive surgery). (3) Pre-screening telephone script, Prescreen Questionnaire and Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (4) Study coordinator will collect self-reported information during initial screening call for all items except for medical clearance which will be completed by participant's physician.

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Legacy Date Received: 
2014-10-14 11:43:46