This trial is studying a physical activity program given together with health education materials to see how well it works compared with giving health education materials alone for patients who have undergone treatment for high-risk stage II or stage III colon cancer.
- Colorectal Cancer
- Anxiety Disorders
- Cognitive/Functional Impairment
- Sleep Disorders
- Psychosocial Impact of Cancer
1 Primary · 8 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 10 years
2 Treatment Groups
General Health Education Materials
1 of 2
Physical Activity Program + General Health Education Materials
1 of 2
962 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups
Primary Treatment: General Health Education Materials · No Placebo Group · N/A
Who is running the clinical trial?
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What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
|Did not meet criteria||100.0%|
- Vallance, Jeff, Susanne L. Lesniak, Lisa J. Belanger, and Kerry S. Courneya. 2010. “Development and Assessment of a Physical Activity Guidebook for the Colon Health and Life-long Exercise Change (CHALLENGE) Trial (NCIC CO.21)”. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. Human Kinetics. doi:10.1123/jpah.7.6.794.
- Courneya, Kerry S., C.M. Booth, S. Gill, P. O’Brien, J. Vardy, C.M. Friedenreich, H.J. Au, et al.. 2008. “The Colon Health and Life-long Exercise Change (CHALLENGE) Trial (CO.21)”. Current Oncology. MDPI AG. doi:10.3747/co.v15i6.378.
- Courneya, Kerry S., Janette L. Vardy, Christopher J. O'Callaghan, Christine M. Friedenreich, Kristin L. Campbell, Harry Prapavessis, Jennifer J. Crawford, et al.. 2016. “Effects of a Structured Exercise Program on Physical Activity and Fitness in Colon Cancer Survivors: One Year Feasibility Results from the CHALLENGE Trial”. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). doi:10.1158/1055-9965.epi-15-1267.
- Vallance J, Lesniak SL, Belanger LJ, Courneya KS. Development and assessment of a physical activity guidebook for the Colon Health and Life-Long Exercise Change (CHALLENGE) trial (NCIC CO.21). J Phys Act Health. 2010 Nov;7(6):794-801. doi: 10.1123/jpah.7.6.794.
- Courneya KS, Booth CM, Gill S, O'Brien P, Vardy J, Friedenreich CM, Au HJ, Brundage MD, Tu D, Dhillon H, Meyer RM. The Colon Health and Life-Long Exercise Change trial: a randomized trial of the National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group. Curr Oncol. 2008 Dec;15(6):279-85. doi: 10.3747/co.v15i6.378.
- 2008. "Health Education Materials With/Out a Physical Activity Program for Patients Who Have Undergone Treatment for High-Risk Stage II or Stage III Colon Cancer". ClinicalTrials.gov. https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00819208.
Frequently Asked Questions
How many participants are currently being recruited for this trial?
"Correct. According to the information on clinicaltrials.gov, this medical trial is actively recruiting patients since first being posted in December 2008 and recently updated in October 2022. There are 23 sites that need to enroll a total of 962 participants." - Anonymous Online Contributor
How many locations are administering this experimental trial?
"Presently, this medical research project is running in 23 centres across the nation; Toronto, Saskatoon, Edmonton and an additional 20 cities are all participating. To reduce strain associated with travel for patients involved in the trial, it may be wise to join a centre close by." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Is enrollment in this experiment still available for participants?
"According to the information listed on clinicaltrials.gov, this medical experiment is currently recruiting participants and has been since December 3rd 2008. The trial was last amended on October 7th 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor