Does Exercise Training Prevent Anthracycline-Induced Deterioration Of Cardiac Mechanics In Breast Cancer Patients?

Principal Investigator:

Kristin Campbell

Student Project Leader:

Amy Kirkham, PhD Candidate


This study will use cardiac ultrasound to compare the changes in subtle indicators of heart function during chemotherapy treatment between a group of breast cancer patients who perform structured exercise training and a group of women who do not. 

You are eligible to participate in this study if you are:

  • Early breast cancer (stage I-III)
  • Scheduled and not yet started a chemotherapy protocol including adriamycin (a.k.a doxorubicin) or epirubicin
  • Age 18 or older
For more information and to determine your eligibility, please contact:
Amy Kirkham, or 604-827-1914

This project is funded by the American College of Sports Medicine Foundation.

Amy Kirkham is supported by a Canada Graduate Scholarship Doctoral Award from the Canadian Institute of Health Research.