New STAMINA study launches

A unique study involving Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield Hallam University and not-for-profit healthcare provider Nuffield Health, will seek to evaluate the effect of a supported exercise programme on the quality of life, and side effects experienced by men who have undergone medical or surgical castration in their treatment for prostate cancer.

Monday, 5th November 2018, 2:12 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th November 2018, 4:47 am

Funded by a £2.5m award from the National Institute for Health Research, the STAMINA trial will be testing whether a longer-term supported exercise programme '“ embedded in NHS cancer care and delivered via partners in the community '“ can counter the problems caused by androgen deprivation therapy.

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