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Behavioural Intervention

Physical Activity Program for Breast and Colon Cancer Survivors

Led By Prinipcal Investigator
Research Sponsored by Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Be older than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up 12 months
Awards & highlights


"This trial aims to see if using a physical activity index screener, exercise coaching, and self-monitoring can help breast or colon cancer patients increase physical activity and reduce time spent sitting or being inactive."

Who is the study for?
This trial is for breast and colon cancer survivors who are interested in increasing their physical activity. Participants should be willing to use educational materials, wear an activity tracker, complete health surveys, and possibly receive exercise coaching calls.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study tests if a Physical Activity Index screener combined with exercise coaching and self-monitoring can help survivors of breast or colon cancer become more active and spend less time sitting.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Since this trial focuses on physical activity, side effects may include typical exercise-related issues such as muscle soreness or fatigue. However, these activities are generally safe and beneficial for most people.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~12 months
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 12 months for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Number of Eligible Participants - Participation Rate
Number of Participants Who Complete Study Questionnaires - Retention
Percentage of Participants to Complete Exercise Sessions - Adherence

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Patient Intervention ArmExperimental Treatment7 Interventions
Participants randomized into the intervention arm will receive a pre-exercise screening call about two weeks after enrolling into the study and complete the six (6) study visits and pre-determined test and procedures for the patient intervention arm.
Group II: Waitlist Control ArmActive Control6 Interventions
Participants randomized to the waitlist control arm, will have vitals collected and complete surveys at the first (baseline), 3-month, and 6-month visits pre-determined test and procedures for the waitlist control arm. The pre-exercise consultation will begin after the 6-month visit.

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Who is running the clinical trial?

National Cancer Institute (NCI)NIH
13,748 Previous Clinical Trials
40,959,381 Total Patients Enrolled
943 Trials studying Breast Cancer
1,543,988 Patients Enrolled for Breast Cancer
Wake Forest University Health SciencesLead Sponsor
1,253 Previous Clinical Trials
1,010,912 Total Patients Enrolled
34 Trials studying Breast Cancer
5,067 Patients Enrolled for Breast Cancer
Prinipcal InvestigatorPrincipal InvestigatorWake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center
~13 spots leftby Jul 2025