Pulmonary Rehabilitation Before Lung Cancer Resection

This is a study funded by the National Institute of Health. The rationale for the need of this research is the lack of any well proven risk-reducing intervention that may decrease the morbidity of lung cancer resection in patients with COPD or that may improve their quality of life trajectory, a meaningful outcome in the overall disease progression. The proposed intervention is unique as it combines exercise and behavioral interventions that were pilot tested in a randomized single-blinded controlled design in the proposed population and proved feasible and potentially effective. The aim is to test the effect of the proposed rehabilitation on length of stay, pulmonary complications and quality of life trajectory.

Research Base: Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
NCT ID: NCT02887521
NCI Protocol Number: A221502
Status: Active, not recruiting

For more information see ClinicalTrials.gov

Interventions

Education; Rehabilitation; Pedometer; Education; Surgery

Condition

Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Trial Type

Supportive Care/Symptom Management/PROs

See a list of participating sites on ClinicalTrials.gov


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