Clinical Trial

Obesity and Cancer Prevention for Chinese American Women

Study Description

Central Obesity and Cancer Prevention for Chinese American Women

This project examines the feasibility of a smartphone-based intervention to reduce obesity and breast cancer risk among Chinese American women in San Francisco. The proposed intervention is to use the mobile application and an activity tracker device to promote a healthier lifestyle and physical activity. Ultimately, the findings will advance the NIH mission of enhancing health promotion and disease prevention.

Location

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Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - SCOPP-CW

The proposed intervention integrates the Social Cognitive Theory, use of everyday technology (WeChat), and an adaptation of an evidence-based program that is tailored to the behavior patterns, preferences, and cultures of premenopausal Chinese American women. The intervention includes three components: (1) daily tracking of physical activities, (2) 12 weekly educational modules on healthy lifestyle, physical activity, and breast cancer prevention, and (3) 6 bi-weekly tailored messages to include ...read more on ClinicalTrials.org

Behavioral - Control

This is the comparative/control group for the intervention. The control group receives daily tracking of physical activity and 12 weekly non-tailored educational information on general health topics.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Central Obesity and Cancer Prevention for Chinese American Women

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03805516

ParticipAid ID

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