Strength and Range of Motion in Women Undergoing Surgery for Breast Cancer
Conditions
Breast Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Breast Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
long-term effects secondary to cancer therapy in adults, recurrent breast cancer, stage I breast cancer, stage II breast cancer, stage IIIA breast cancer, stage IIIB breast cancer, stage IIIC breast cancer, stage IV breast cancer
Study Type
Observational
Study Phase
N/A
Study Design
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Intervention
Name: physiologic testing
Type: Other
Overall Status
Recruiting
Summary
RATIONALE: Gathering information about strength and range of motion over time from women undergoing surgery for breast cancer may help doctors learn more about recovery from surgery and on-going care.

PURPOSE: This clinical trial is collecting information about strength and range of motion over time from women undergoing surgery for breast cancer.
Detailed Description
OBJECTIVES:

- Collect data regarding diagnosis, type of surgery, receipt of adjuvant therapy, age, height, weight, waist circumference, arm strength, grip strength, shoulder range of motion, and physical activity participation from women undergoing surgery for breast cancer.

- Examine changes in physical activity participation, measures of body composition, shoulder range of motion, grip strength, and arm strength over time in these patients.

- Determine differences in changes in physical activity and indices of fitness according to type of surgery and adjuvant therapy.

- Examine relationships between exercise participation, fitness, and body composition over time.

- Correlate data with an ongoing randomized exercise trial that includes strength and flexibility assessments with no pre-surgery measures.

OUTLINE: This is a prospective, cohort study.

Patients submit data comprising demographic/medical information, anthropometrics (weight, height, waist circumference), grip strength, bicep strength, shoulder range of motion, and physical activity participation prior to surgery, at each surgical follow-up visit, and at 2 years after surgery.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: N/A
Gender: Female
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Diagnosis of breast cancer

- Stage I-IV disease

- Planning to undergo surgery at the Comprehensive Cancer Center Breast Clinic at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Location
Wake Forest University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Clinical Trials Office - Wake Forest University Comprehensive - 336-713-6771
Start Date
March 2005
Sponsors
Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University
Source
Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University
Record processing date
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on July 28, 2015
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