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Community Based Exercise Program for Well Cancer Survivors (CanWell)

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified September 2013 by McMaster University
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
McMaster University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Oren Cheifetz, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00798200
First received: November 25, 2008
Last updated: September 29, 2013
Last verified: September 2013
  Purpose

This project will create a community based exercise program for well cancer survivors. The goal is that the YMCA will gain the competence to work with this unique population in a safe and productive manner.


Condition Intervention Phase
Cancer
Other: Exercise program
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: CanWell: YMCA Based Exercise Program for Well Cancer Survivors

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by McMaster University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Endurance measure (STEEP treadmill test) [ Time Frame: Within one week before initiating the exercise program ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Endurance measure (STEEP treadmill test) [ Time Frame: Administered at 6 weeks of the exercise program ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Endurance measure (STEEP treadmill test) [ Time Frame: Administered at 12 weeks (end of) the exercise program ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 130
Study Start Date: March 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Exercise
All participants will take part in a supervised, structured, exercise program
Other: Exercise program
All exercise programs will include endurance and strength exercises.

Detailed Description:

All well, adult, cancer survivors are eligible to participate.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All well cancer survivors who are medically stable.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Children are not eligible for this project.
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00798200

Contacts
Contact: Les Chater Family YMCA 905-667-1515

Locations
Canada, Ontario
Hamilton Health Sciences Recruiting
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8V 1C3
Contact: Oren Cheifetz, M.Sc. PT    905-521-2100 ext 42178    cheifetz@hhsc.ca   
Sub-Investigator: Jan Park Dorsay, APN, M.Sc. Nursing         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation
McMaster University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Oren Cheifetz, Clinical Specialist - Physiotherapy, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00798200     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: WorkForceOntario 001
Study First Received: November 25, 2008
Last Updated: September 29, 2013
Health Authority: Canada: Ethics Review Committee

Keywords provided by McMaster University:
Cancer
Oncology
Rehabilitation
Endurance
Strength

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on November 24, 2014