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Study Title

motivational interviewing to increase physical activity behaviour in breast, endometrial and colorectal cancer patients in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Study Detail

Study Objective :

This pilot study will evaluate the feasibility, efficacy and cost-effectiveness of an intervention seeking to increase active lifestyle and physical activity participation of cancer patients. To encourage this behavioural change, motivational interviewing will be used, a patient-centred approach aimed at increasing the patients' motivation for a behavioural change through open-ended discussions.

Participation conditions

Inclusion criteria

  • breast, endometrial or colorectal cancer
  • cancer stage ≤ stage III
  • > 3 months after primary treatment
  • < 24 months after primary treatment
  • ECOG performance score < 2
  • Signed Informed consent

Exclusion criteria

  • recurrent cancer
  • history of other types of cancer
  • second primary tumor
  • planned surgery within the duration of the study
  • known or obvious cognitive or psychiatric impairments
  • positive pregnancy test


List of participating centres

  • Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg
  • Others

Contact person

Prof. Daniel Theisen / Dr Alexis Lion
+352 26 970 824/ +352 26 970 849

Tags: cancer, physical activity, motivation

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