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UNMC SPARCC

Study on Physical Activity’s Relationship with Cancer and Cognition (SPARCC)

Status:

Recruiting | Phase: Not Applicable

Official Title:

Study on Physical Activity’s Relationship with Cancer and Cognition (SPARCC): A Pilot Randomized Trial.

Study Purpose:

To evaluate a physical activity program designed to develop additional programs aimed at improving quality of life in women with breast cancer. The study is trying to determine the effect of an aerobic exercise walking program on cognition in breast cancer survivors.

Interventions:

  • Exercise Intervention Group: During a 3 month period, 36 exercise sessions with a group of 4-6 women and an exercise specialist.
  • Usual Care Group: A 3-month membership to a fitness center in Omaha after completion of study.

Key Participation Requirements:

Gender:

Female

Age:

Postmenopausal women

Diagnosis:

Postmenopausal woman and completed treatment for breast cancer.

Eligibility:

Post-menopausal at time of breast cancer diagnosis

First, primary diagnosis of Stage I-IIIa breast cancer

Completed primary treatment 3-12 months prior to start of study

Self-report an average of less than 60 min of moderate to vigorous physical activity

Patients must sign an approved informed consent and authorization permitting release of personal health information.

Methodist Health System Trial Code:

UNMC SPARCC

For more information, visit the U.S. National Library of Medicine clinical trial database.

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