MDACC Study No:2009-0976 ( NCT No: NCT01202851)
Title:Biobehavioral effects of Relaxation for women with breast cancer undergoing radiotherapy
Principal Investigator:Lorenzo Cohen
Treatment Agent:Exercise
Study Status:Open
Study Description:The goal of this behavioral research study is to compare two different forms of
relaxation programs that will include stretching and relaxation techniques, in
order to learn if and how well they may help to improve physical and emotional
well-being. This will be tested in patients with breast cancer who are
receiving radiation therapy. For comparison purposes, there will also be a
group of participants that does not take part in the relaxation programs.
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Disease Group:Breast
Phase of Study:Phase III
Treatment Agents:Exercise
Treatment Location:Only at MDACC
Estimated Length of Stay in Houston:None
Supported By:National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Return Visit:Intervention and assessments will be scheduled around the patients' projected
time of treatment and follow-up visits as per current MDACC care plan.
Home Care:Participants will be encouraged to practice at home on the days that they are
not in class at MDACC.

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Physician Name:Lorenzo Cohen
Dept:Behavioral Science
For Clinical Trial Enrollment:713-745-4260
For General Questions about Clinical Trials:800-392-1611 (in U.S.A.) 713-792-6161 (outside U.S.A.)

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