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Moving Forward Together 4

Moving Forward Together 4 (MFT4) is a research study aimed at increasing physical activity among women facing breast cancer through a home-based exercising walking program. All eligible participants will receive a Fitbit to monitor their physical activity. In addition to receiving the Fitbit, some participants will be matched with a coach who will assist them with increasing their physical activity throughout the 12-week intervention This study is being conducted by the University of South Carolina in partnership with other cancer care organizations across the US.

Who can be a part of Moving Forward Together 4?

 Women who:
·      Are 21 years or older
·      Have been diagnosed with Stage 0-3 breast cancer
·      Do not participate in regular physical activity
·      Able to walk without assistance
·      Able to read and speak in English
·      Has access to a Smartphone or tablet

Participants do not have to live in South Carolina to participate. 
 Interested in learning more? Contact us at NURSMFT4@mailbox.sc.edu.  

Why should you participate in Moving Forward Together 4?

There are many benefits to being physically active including: improved physical functioning and mental health, improved cognitive function, reduced sedentary time, and reduced risk of many chronic diseases. 

Read what women who participated in a similar program had to say:

  • “Moving helps you get your life back”
  • “I really enjoyed this program; I feel that it is very helpful in improving activity and helps with stress. Thank you for making this program available to me”
  • “It will build confidence as well as stamina and a healthier mind and body”
  • ” Exercise can only make you feel better”

Hear from Janet Ladd who was involved in Moving Forward Together 3.

This project is supported by Grant number RO1-CA242745-01 from the National Cancer Institute.

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT05409664


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