Group Exercise for Colorectal Cancer

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, COColorectal CancerGroup Exercise - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will compare the effects of a 12-week exercise intervention vs. a control group on physical activity, fitness, and quality of life in colorectal cancer survivors.

Eligible Conditions
  • Colorectal Cancer

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

2 of 3
This is further along than 85% of similar trials

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 5 Secondary · Reporting Duration: From baseline to 12 weeks and 6 months post intervention

Week 12
Body Composition
Sleep Quality
Month 6
Quality of Life Assessment
Month 6
Physical Fitness: Strength and Endurance
From baseline to 12-weeks and 6-months post intervention
Physical Fitness: Aerobic
Month 6
Physical Activity

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

3 of 3
This is further along than 85% of similar trials

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Control Group
1 of 2
Group-based exercise
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

60 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Group Exercise · No Placebo Group · Phase 3

Group-based exercise
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Group Exercise · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Control GroupNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Control Group · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: from baseline to 12 weeks and 6 months post intervention

Who is running the clinical trial?

American Cancer Society, Inc.OTHER
213 Previous Clinical Trials
98,037 Total Patients Enrolled
Colorado State UniversityOTHER
107 Previous Clinical Trials
38,123 Total Patients Enrolled
University of Colorado, DenverLead Sponsor
1,607 Previous Clinical Trials
1,932,283 Total Patients Enrolled
Heather Leach, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Colorado, Denver
Wells Messersmith, MDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Colorado, Denver
8 Previous Clinical Trials
403 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 8 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any available slots for patients in this trial?

"This clinical trial, as indicated by its listing on, is still looking for participants. The original posting date was April 29th, 2019, with the most recent edit on May 12th, 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is it dangerous to participate in group physical activity classes?

"Group Exercise received a score of 3 on the Power scale because it is a Phase 3 trial. This indicates that, while there is some data supporting efficacy, there is multiple rounds of data supporting safety." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.