Yoga Intervention for the Improvement of Cancer-Related Stress in Cancer Survivors
- Age >= 18 years of age
- Have been diagnosed with a cancer and have finished treatment
- Have been cleared for physical activity by a physician or nurse practitioner (physician or nurse practitioner name and date clearance received)
- Participant must understand the investigational nature of this study and sign an Independent Ethics Committee/Institutional Review Board approved written informed consent form prior to receiving any study related procedure
- Unwilling or unable to complete the assessment in English
- Are pregnant or nursing
- Are unwilling or unable to follow protocol requirements
- Have skeletal instabilities and/or cardio-pulmonary comorbidities
- Have any condition which in the investigator’s opinion deems the subject an unsuitable candidate to participate in this study
I. To develop and test the feasibility of a standardized 12-week online hatha yoga intervention (n=30) of breathing and movement incorporating both restorative poses, breathing techniques, guided meditation.
I. To evaluate the yoga intervention in relation to self-reported levels of stress and quality of life in cancer survivors (n=30).
II. Feasibility of collecting blood and saliva at baseline and post-intervention for stress biomarkers, including cortisol and norepinephrine.
I. To determine how behavior change, quality of life (QoL), and biomarkers of adrenergic stress, inflammation, and immunosuppression are affected by a 12-week online yoga program completed by cancer survivors.
Patients receive online yoga intervention once a week (QW) for 12 weeks.
After completion of study, patients are followed up at 3 months.
Trial Phase Phase NA
Trial Type Supportive care
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
- Primary ID I 891720
- Secondary IDs NCI-2021-00698
- Clinicaltrials.gov ID NCT04754529