A Pilot Study of Exercise in Patients With Docetaxel-Based Chemotherapy for Hormone Refractory Prostate Cancer

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AHS Cancer Control Alberta
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00271687
First received: December 30, 2005
Last updated: March 19, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
  Purpose

This study aims to provide preliminary data on the feasibility and outcomes of a 12 week exercise program on the quality of life of men with hormone refractory prostate cancer receiving docetaxel-based chemotherapy.


Condition Intervention Phase
Prostatic Neoplasms
Neoplasm Metastasis
Palliative Care
Behavioral: Exercise training
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Pilot Study of Exercise in Patients With Docetaxel-Based Chemotherapy for Hormone Refractory Prostate Cancer

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Further study details as provided by AHS Cancer Control Alberta:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • feasibility (recruitment, adherence, safety)

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • quality of life
  • functional abilities

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: February 2006
Study Completion Date: November 2007
Primary Completion Date: November 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • diagnosis of prostate cancer
  • receiving docetaxel-based chemotherapy at the CCI
  • age 18 years or over
  • approval of oncologist
  • informed written consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • life expectancy less than 6 months
  • Karnofsky performance score less than 70
  • contraindications for exercise (e.g. uncontrolled cardiac, respiratory, hypertensive or psychiatric disorder)
  • unable to understand, read, write and speak English
  • unable or unwilling to attend supervised exercise sessions 3 times weekly
  • unable or unwilling to complete outcome assessments
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00271687

Locations
Canada, Alberta
Cross Cancer Institute
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 1Z2
Sponsors and Collaborators
AHS Cancer Control Alberta
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Kerry Courneya, M.D. Cross Cancer Institute
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: AHS Cancer Control Alberta
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00271687     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SP-14-0049 / 22262
Study First Received: December 30, 2005
Last Updated: March 19, 2012
Health Authority: Canada: Health Canada

Keywords provided by AHS Cancer Control Alberta:
exercise
exercise therapy
activities of daily living
quality of life

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasms
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Diseases, Male
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplastic Processes
Pathologic Processes
Prostatic Diseases
Urogenital Neoplasms

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