Cathy Skinner, MA, at Thrivors Inc., Doug Yee, MD, at University of Minnesota, Kerri Winters-Stone, PhD, at Oregon Health & Science University
The purpose of this study is to develop and test a safe, effective, and individualized exercise, nutrition, and mindfulness program that can help survivors of early-stage breast cancer on an anti-estrogen therapy reduce bone loss. This new online program, called Thrivors™, provides instructions for home- or gym-based exercises, resources for nutrition and mindfulness, and educational content on the benefits of a healthy lifestyle after a cancer diagnosis. This study will compare participants’ experiences using two different versions of the Thrivors™ program: ThrivorsBasic™ and Thrivors+BoneHealth(BH)™.
The initial Call to Action for this study was sent to AOW members on April 20, 2019 and the researchers closed enrollment in December of 2019. The AOW provided them with 189 women who were interested in enrolling in this study.