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Exercise Intervention for Testicular Cancer Survivors

We are conducting a 12-week study looking at the effects of an exercise intervention tailored for testicular cancer patients and survivors. The purpose of this study is to see whether the use of current technology (activity trackers and phone apps) can encourage an exercise routine and to explore how exercise may improve health and well-being of testicular cancer patients and survivors.

To be eligible for this study, you must have had a diagnosis of testicular cancer Please contact Nicholas Gerbino of the Jame P. Wilmot Cancer Center at 585-276-3682 or by email at nicholas_gerbino@urmc.rochester.edu for more information about this research study. 

LBGT StudyExercise Intervention for LGBT Cancer Survivors and Caregivers

We are conducting a six-week study looking at the effects of an exercise intervention tailored for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) cancer survivors and their caregivers.  The purpose of this study is to see whether exercise can improve the health and well-being of LGBT cancer survivors and their caregivers.

To be eligible for this study, you must have had a diagnosis of cancer and have received surgery, chemotherapy, and/or radiation within the last 1-60 months, or have been a caregiver to someone treated for cancer in the last 1-60 months.  Please contact Nikki Murray, MS of the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center at 585-276-4638 or by email at nicole_murray@urmc.rochester.edu for more information about this research study.

Additional information about this study can be found here.

LGBT Female Brochure

LGBT Male Brochure

COG StudyA Phase II Study of the Effects of Physical Activity and Low Dose Ibuprofen on Cognitive Function in Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy

We are conducting a 6-7 week study to determine the effect ibuprofen and exercise may have on chemotherapy related cognitive issues. The purpose of this study will be to observe how low doses of Ibuprofen and exercise can help relieve cognitive issues brought on by chemotherapy treatment. 
To be eligible for this study you must be a cancer patient who is currently receiving chemotherapy, and experiencing cognitive issues. 
For more information please contact Kassandra Doyle of the Wilmot Cancer Institute at (585) 276-7142, or email at kassandra_doyle@urmc.rochester.edu.

More information about this study can be found here.

COG-Study-Poster

COG-Study-Brochure