Researchers at Kessler Foundation in West Orange, NJ are studying new ways of relieving unwanted symptoms associated with breast cancer treatments. Many women report experiencing weakness & fatigue that lingers long after treatments have ended. These symptoms can diminish quality of life & interfere with daily activities. If you are a woman aged 40-75, who was diagnosed with breast cancer within the past 20 years, you may qualify for this important research study.
Scientists at Kessler Foundation are studying the effects of handgrip exercise on muscle strength & fatigue, & correlating these effects with changes in the brain. Participants will come to Kessler Foundation in West Orange, NJ for an enrollment visit & 5 measurement visits over a 3-month period. During these visits, participants will have an MRI brain scan & EEG brain recording while performing handgrip exercises. Participants are randomly assigned to one of three groups wherein they either receive no training or 1-hour training sessions, 5 days a week for 6 weeks in West Orange, NJ, your home, or place of work.
Participants are compensated up to $1200 for their time. Email ResearchStudies@KesslerFoundation.org or visit www.KesslerFoundation.org/BreastCancer for more information.