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A Pilot Study of a Strength & Balance Training Program for Persons with Oxaliplatin Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Oncology Nursing Society
1/15/12 - 1/15/14

Cumulative Award:
$10,000

Cindy Tofthagen

Abstract

To pilot a 12 week, bi-weekly, 60 minute, group exercise program designed to improve lower extremity strength and balance with persons with oxaliplatin induced peripheral neuropathy and evaluate its:

  1. Feasibility
  2. Tolerability
  3. Effects on strength, balance, function, & neuropathic symptoms.