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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104


Purpose:

The purpose of this study is to establish feasiblity of recruiting obese breast cancer survivors at the end of treatment, getting those survivors to lose weight and attend follow-up visits for 6 months.


Study summary:

Breast cancer related lymphedema occurs in 20-30% of survivors. Weight loss could prevent onset. We seek to do a pilot study to establish feasibility of 1) recruiting survivors at risk for lymphedema to do a weight loss intervention, 2) achieving 10-15% weight loss over 26 weeks in this population, and 3) attendance at follow-up visits 6 months.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Women - Breast Cancer Survivors who had 5 or more lymph nodes removed and radiation to lymph nodes as part of treatment. - Completed all treatments - no metastatic cancers - Overweight or obese (BMI greater than or equal to 25 kg/m2) - Medically and logistically able to participate in a weight loss and exercise program over 6 months. - Diagnosed with breast cancer within the past 2 years. Exclusion Criteria: - More than 2 years since breast cancer diagnosis - Medical status that would preclude safety of participation in a weight loss and exercise program - Metastatic cancer - Already enrolled in a weight loss program


NCT ID:

NCT01166672


Primary Contact:

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Backup Contact:

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Location Contact:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
United States



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Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: August 31, 2019

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