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Effect of Diet and Exercise on Ovarian Cancer Survivors

Clinical Trial Title: 
GOG 0225 -- Can diet and exercise modulate ovarian, fallopian tube and primary peritoneal cancer progress-free survival? Also known as LIvES (lifestyle Intervention for ovarian cancer enhanced survival)
Clinical Trial Protocol ID: 
Clinical Trial Investigator Name: 
Summer B. Dewdney, MD
Clinical Trial Protocol Description: 

The goal of the study is to determine if lifestyle can influence survival and quality of life of ovarian cancer survivors. Eligible patients who have completed first line chemotherapy treatment and are considered in remission will be asked to wear a pedometer, complete questionnaires regarding their lifestyle, and to provide blood samples every 6 months for 2 years. The patients will be randomized to one of two groups: 1) control group that will not receive any additional lifestyle coaching or 2) intervention group that will receive lifestyle coaching regarding diet and exercise.

Clinical Trial Eligibility Criteria: 

In order to participate you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an ovarian, fallopian tube and/or primary peritoneal cancer survivor with a history of stage II-IV cancer.
  • Have completed consolidation treatment within the past 6 weeks to 4 months.
  • Be 18 years old with no clinical evidence of persistent or recurrent disease or any other chronic illness.
  • Be willing to fill out study questionnaires and be able to be contacted repeatedly by telephone over the course of the study.

This is a partial list of inclusion and exclusion criteria. To inquire about your eligibility, please call the contact number provided. If you wish to inquire via email, please include the title of the study in your message.

Clinical Trial Area: 
Gynecologic Cancers
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(312) 942-2417
Contact Name: 
Lois A. Winkelman, RNMS