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ALIVE Lifestyle Intervention Study
This study at University of North Texas Health Science Center is gathering information about the health behaviors of cancer survivors in order to learn more about the cultural, social, and environmental factors related to dietary intake, prolonged sitting, and physical activity. The researchers also want to learn if cancer survivors who take part in lifestyle interventions have better overall health and quality of life than those who do not take part in these interventions. They turned to the Army of Women (AOW) to enroll up to 300 volunteers from anywhere in the US. The Call to Action for this study was sent to AOW members on July 22, 2015. The researchers closed enrollment on Sept. 14, 2015, after the AOW provided them with 735 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.