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“Daughters, Mothers and Others Against Cancer”

New grants: 585363
Demark-Wahnefried | 01/01/2019–12/31/2021 | American Institute of Cancer Research

This grant will permit Dr. Demark-Wahnefried to conduct a randomized controlled clinical trial (RCT) of a diet-and exercise-based weight-loss intervention among 56 dyads (each comprising an overweight or obese cancer survivor of an obesity-related cancer and an overweight or obese “buddy” of their choosing) with the goal of reducing obesity and improving physical activity, diet quality, health-related quality of life (QoL), physical functioning and performance, and reducing select circulating biomarkers (tumor necrosis factor alpha [TNFa], insulin, and insulin-like growth factor-1 [IGF-1]).