At cancer diagnosis: a 'window of opportunity' for behavioural change towards physical activity. A randomised feasibility study in patients with colon and breast cancer

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Tom Møller, Hans Christian Düring Lillelund, Christina Andersen, Bent Ejlertsen, Lone Nørgaard, Karl Bang Christensen, Eva Vadstrup, Finn Diderichsen, Carsten Hendriksen, Kira Bloomquist, Lis Adamsen

Challenges exist in identifying, recruiting and motivating sedentary patients with cancer to initiate physical activity towards recommended levels. We hypothesise that the onset period of adjuvant chemotherapy can be 'the open window of opportunity' to identify and motivate sedentary patients with breast and colon cancers, at risk for developing coronary heart disease, to initiate and sustain lifestyle changes.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere003556
JournalB M J Open
Volume3
Issue number11
ISSN2044-6055
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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