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Bronx, New York 10461


This clinical trial studies yoga-based rehabilitation in reducing physical and emotional side effects of living with cancer or its treatment. Yoga-based rehabilitation may reduce side effects and improve the quality of life of patients with breast, lung, or colorectal cancer.

Study summary:

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To evaluate the effects of yoga on quality of life (QOL) of breast cancer patients on different treatment regimens. II. To pilot the effects of a yoga-based rehabilitation program versus standard care on QOL impairment reported by newly diagnosed (a) lung and (b) colorectal patients. III. To evaluate program compliance and satisfaction among breast, lung and colorectal cancer patients as well as among the various sociocultural subgroups (e.g., ethnicity, language). OUTLINE: Participants are randomized to 1 of 2 arms. GROUP I (YOGA-BASED REHABILITATION PROGRAM): Participants undergo a yoga-based rehabilitation program up to 5 days a week for 1.5 hours and practice at home at least once daily for 12 weeks. GROUP II (STANDARD CARE/CONTROL): After a 3 month wait period, participants undergo yoga-based rehabilitation program as in Group I.


Inclusion Criteria: - Have been diagnosed with breast, lung or colorectal cancer in the previous 8 weeks - Are to receive oncologic care at the Albert Einstein Cancer Center (AECC) - Have a life-expectancy of at least 6 months - Are either English- or Spanish-speaking - Do not practice yoga regularly (> 1 month) - Receive medical clearance by oncologic personnel on the study Exclusion Criteria: - Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status >= 3 - Existence of any of the following: - Seizure disorder - Musculoskeletal conditions - Heart problems - Major psychiatric disorder



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Alyson Moadel
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

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Location Contact:

Bronx, New York 10461
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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