Technology-Supported Physical Activity Intervention for Metastatic Breast Cancer Survivors

Conditions:   Metastatic Breast Cancer;   Obesity Interventions:   Behavioral: Fit2ThriveMB App;   Behavioral: Fitbit;   Behavioral: Physical Activity Coaching Calls;   Behavioral: Healthy Living Coaching Calls;   Behavioral: app Sponsors:   Northwestern University;   National Cancer Institute (NCI) Not yet recruiting
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This study aimed to systematically investigate the association between FTO gene polymorphisms and breast cancer and the possible role of estrogen in this association.Areas covered: We performed an extensive search of electronic databases such as PubMed, Science Direct, Scopus, and Cochran for published original studies on the association of FTO gene polymorphisms with breast cancer risk. Keywords such as breast cancer and/or FTO gene and/or polymorphism were used in order to identify the related articles. We excluded studies unrelated to the FTO genotype and the outcome of breast cancer.Expert opinion: FTO gene may have a ...
Source: Expert Review of Endocrinology and Metabolism - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Expert Rev Endocrinol Metab Source Type: research
 The association of overweight and obesity with breast cancer risk in premenopausal women and in different ethnicities remains in debate, especially among Asian women. The aim of this systematic review and meta ‑analysis was to determine the association of overweight and obesity with breast cancer during premenopausal period in Asian women.We performed a meta ‑analysis of research articles on the association of overweight and obesity with breast cancer during premenopausal period in Asian women published from January 2000 to July 2018in article databases of EBSCO, PubMed, and ProQuest. Pooled odds ratios (ORs) wer...
Source: International Journal of Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Authors: Shiroma PR, Velasquez T, Usset TJ, Wilhelm JH, Thuras P, Baltutis E Abstract INTRODUCTION: Obesity is prevalent among users of Veteran's Health Administration services, where it is comorbid with depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, colon, and breast cancer. Among obese subjects, severe obesity represents a subpopulation with the highest risk of depression. We investigate the antidepressant effect of a local VA weight management program (Managing Overweight Veterans Everywhere - MOVE) among depressed veterans with severe obesity. MATERIAL AND METHODS: In a...
Source: Military Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Mil Med Source Type: research
Publication date: 9 March 2020Source: Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, Volume 30, Issue 3Author(s): T. Vecchiati, D. Dragà, S. Raja, G. Carioni, M. Tosi, F.D. Bassi, N. Peradze, P. Maisonneuve, P. Gnagnarella
Source: Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Introduction: Bioelectrical impedance vector analysis (BIVA) is a non-invasive method for measuring body composition. The “InForma” trial has been designed to measure improvement of adherence to a healthy diet and/or to increase physical activity in order to promote weight loss in overweight or obese breast cancer survivors. Breast cancer survivors frequently face progressive weight gain and diminution of physical activity.
Source: Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Diseases : NMCD - Category: Nutrition Authors: Source Type: research
Introduction: Breast cancer (BC) is the most common cancer in women and the 5-year survival rate is 82% in Europe. Obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes are associated with an increased risk of BC and BC recurrence. Physical activity (PA), Mediterranean diet (MeD) and low glycemic index (GI) or high fiber diets, however, are protective.
Source: Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Diseases : NMCD - Category: Nutrition Authors: Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 February 2020Source: Seminars in Cancer BiologyAuthor(s): Licia Iacoviello, Marialaura Bonaccio, Giovanni de Gaetano, Maria Benedetta DonatiAbstractBreast cancer is the leading cause of death in women aged 20 to 50 years, with some geographical difference. The yearly incidence of the disease is increasing while the related mortality is steadily decreasing. Breast cancer is associated not only with specific hormones or factors related with reproduction, but mostly to more general environmental factors, linked to socioeconomic conditions and lifestyles (smoking, stress, physical exercise...
Source: Seminars in Cancer Biology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
eady Arendt Obesity is correlated with worsened prognosis and treatment resistance in breast cancer. Macrophage-targeted therapies are currently in clinical trials, however, little is known about how obesity may impact treatment efficacy. Within breast adipose tissue, obesity leads to chronic, macrophage-driven inflammation, suggesting that obese breast cancer patients may benefit from these therapies. Using a high fat diet model of obesity, we orthotopically transplanted cancer cell lines into the mammary glands of obese and lean mice. We quantified changes in tumor invasiveness, angiogenesis and metastasis, and ex...
Source: Cancers - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Overweight/obesity are strongly implicated in breast cancer development, and weight gain post-diagnosis is associated with greater morbidity and all-cause mortality. The aim of this study was to describe the p...
Source: BMC Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Studies investigating the potential link between adult pre-menopausal obesity [as measured by body mass index (BMI)] and triple-negative breast cancer have been inconsistent. Recent studies show that BMI is not an exact measure of metabolic health; individuals can be obese (BMI> 30 kg/m2) and metabolically healthy or lean (BMI
Source: Frontiers in Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
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