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Physical Evaluation and Quality of Life in the Practice of Fencing in Breast Cancer Support (ESCRIME)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 14, 2017
Last Update Posted : February 14, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Centre Hospitalier René Dubos

Brief Summary:
The data collection of physical evaluations after regular practice of the fencing at patients having surgically been treated for breast cancer highlighted encouraging results both on the functional drawing, and on the improvement of the quality of life.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Breast Cancer Procedure: fencing

Detailed Description:

Recent scientific works show that a regular physical activity decreases the rate of second offense of breast cancer from 20 to 50 % at the women beforehand treated for breast cancer.

The objectives:

  • participate as a supplement to the physiotherapist in the mobilization of the operated shoulder
  • act in association with the surgical and medical team to release the adhesions superficial
  • welcome these women hurt through a participative sports project
  • get them a fencing adapted in a friendly atmosphere
  • offer them personalized exchanges
  • to propose a consequent energy expenditure but according to each and to the context
  • have a practice of the operated side
  • make them practise a sport with pleasure and without fatal effects

By the practice of the sports activity, investigators wish to help these people upset in their life to find the joy of life, to have projects, to find some pleasure to share moments of user-friendliness. Having led a fight against the disease to help them to lead a new fight of fencer happy to have a practice.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Practice of Fencing in Breast Cancer Care
Study Start Date : August 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2016

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Breast Cancer

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
fencing and patients with breast cancer
patients operated for breast cancer followed at the Hospital Rene Dubos
Procedure: fencing
No intervention: practice fencing

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. quality of life questionnary [ Time Frame: 20 sporting session, an average of one year ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients opered for breast cancer followed at the Hospital Rene Dubos

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients operated for the breast cancer in the Hospital Rene Dubos
  • patients who have sign a consent
  • patients having supplied an aptitude certificate in fencing

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients who have a contraindication in the sport

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03051828

Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre Hospitalier René Dubos
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Principal Investigator: VAUTIER-RIT Sophie, PH Rene Dubos Hospital
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Responsible Party: Centre Hospitalier René Dubos Identifier: NCT03051828    
Other Study ID Numbers: CHRD0115
First Posted: February 14, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 14, 2017
Last Verified: February 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Keywords provided by Centre Hospitalier René Dubos:
fencing, cancer
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases