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Randomized pilot test of a simultaneous stage-matched exercise and diet intervention for breast cancer survivors

Authors
 Soo Hyun Kim  ;  Mi Soon Shin  ;  Young Ho Yun  ;  Joohyung Kim  ;  Chun Ja Kim  ;  Hee Soon Kim  ;  Won Hee Lee  ;  Seok Won Kim  ;  Han Sung Kang  ;  Jung Sil Ro  ;  Eun Sook Lee  ;  Han Sul Lee 
Citation
 Oncology Nursing Forum, Vol.38(2) : 97-106, 2011 
Journal Title
 Oncology Nursing Forum 
ISSN
 0190-535X 
Issue Date
2011
Abstract
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES: To investigate the feasibility and preliminary effects of a simultaneous stage-matched exercise and diet (SSED) intervention in breast cancer survivors. DESIGN: Randomized, controlled trial. SETTING: Oncology outpatient treatment clinics at the National Cancer Center in South Korea. SAMPLE: 45 women with breast cancer who completed their cancer therapy. METHODS: Participants were assigned to the SSED intervention group (n = 23) or a control group (n = 22). Participants in the SSED group received a 12-week individualized intervention promoting prescribed exercise and a balanced diet through stage-matched telephone counseling and a workbook. MAIN RESEARCH VARIABLES: Program feasibility, behavioral outcomes (stage of motivational readiness for exercise and diet, physical activity, and diet quality), and quality-of-life (QOL) outcomes (functioning and global QOL, fatigue, anxiety, and depression). FINDINGS: Participant evaluations of the SSED intervention indicated that it was feasible and acceptable. All women felt that the overall intervention contents were appropriate, and 95% believed that the intervention helped to promote healthy behaviors. Objective data also supported the SSED intervention's feasibility (i.e., 91% completed the trial and 100% of intervention calls were received). When compared to control, the SSED intervention group showed significantly greater improvement in motivational readiness for exercise and diet, emotional functioning, fatigue, and depression. CONCLUSIONS: Preliminary results suggest that the SSED intervention delivered via telephone counseling and workbook is feasible and beneficial for positive behavioral and QOL outcomes.
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/93101
DOI
10.1188/11.ONF.E97-E106
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1. Journal Papers (연구논문) > 3. College of Nursing (간호대학) > Others (기타)
Yonsei Authors
김주형(Kim, Joo Hyung) ; 김희순(Kim, Hee Soon) ; 이원희(Lee, Won Hee)
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