Yoga for Persistent Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors A Randomized Controlled Trial

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Publication Details

Bower JE, PhD; Garet D, MPH; Sternlieb B; Ganz PA, MD; Irwin MR, MD; Olmstead R, PhD; and Greendale G, MD Cancer,  December 2011

Study Information

Yoga and Wellness Program for Breast Cancer Survivors Study

This study at the University of California, Los Angeles, is comparing the effects that yoga and a Wellness Seminar series have on breast cancer survivors’ energy, mood, physical function, and immune and endocrine systems. The researchers were looking to enroll at least 60 volunteers. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on October 21, 2009. The researchers were able to close enrollment on February 3, 2010, after the Army of Women provided them with 42 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.



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