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Telephone vs. In-person Weight Loss Counseling on Weight, Body Fat and Serum Hormones in Breast Cancer Survivors (2010)

Title:

Telephone vs. In-person Weight Loss Counseling on Weight, Body Fat and Serum Hormones in Breast Cancer Survivors

Key words:

obesity, diet, physical activity, exercise, prognosis, survival, telephone, cost effective

Research Institution:

Yale University

Location:

Connecticut

Researcher:

Melinda Irwin

Project Description:

This study is testing the effectiveness of two different weight loss counseling approaches among women with breast cancer: in-person versus telephone-based. Along with weight loss, the study will examine the cost-effectiveness of each program and the effect of weight loss on biological markers associated with prognosis.

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