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  • Prehabilitation Rochester, MN

    Physical activity plays an important role in reducing the adverse effects of cancer treatment. There are few studies using prehabilitation to improve peri-operative outcomes in patients undergoing cancer surgery. This study will pilot a program of structured activity for women undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy with the intent to improve their physical state prior to surgical intervention and thus improve outcomes.

    It has been shown that patients with advanced ovarian cancer may suffer from high levels of cancer –specific distress, depression and anxiety. It has also been proposed that psychological resilience can favorably affect psychological and treatment-related outcomes in cancer ...

  • A Study to Evaluate Individualized Prehabilitation for People Undergoing Neo-Adjuvant Radiotherapy and Lower Limb Soft-Tissue Sarcoma Surgery Scottsdale/Phoenix, AZ

    The primary objectives of this study are to determine if a tailored prehabilitation program focusing on functional optimization of spared limb tissue in two groups of patients with localized, lower extremity soft tissue sarcoma, one with prehabilitation and one with equal attention and informational support, improves functional outcome as measure by the Toronto Extremity Salvage Score (TESS), to identify the measures and metrics most responsive to the intervention using the (TESS), Six Minute Walk Test (6MWT)[5], wearable Heel2Toe sensor technology and daily step count, and to estimate recruitment, retention, adherence, and acceptability rates.


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