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EDICT - Exercise inDuced Changes In Colorectal Cancer Tissues

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Last updated:5th Feb 2014

This pilot study looks to explore the biological effects of exercise on cancer and muscle cells using a two week exercise program (HIThigh intensity training) on 20 patients with newly diagnosed and operable colorectal cancer following diagnosis and prior to surgery. Maximal oxygen uptake will also be measured. The aim of this pilot is to assess the feasibility of recruiting participants to and carrying out a two week preoperative exercise program in patients with colorectal cancer.

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Study start date 2014-02-05

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