Journal article

Translating research into practice: outcomes from the Healthy Living after Cancer partnership project

Elizabeth G Eakin, Marina M Reeves, Ana D Goode, Elisabeth AH Winkler, Janette L Vardy, Frances Boyle, Marion R Haas, Janet E Hiller, Gita D Mishra, Michael Jefford, Bogda Koczwara, Christobel M Saunders, Kathy Chapman, Liz Hing, Anna G Boltong, Katherine Lane, Polly Baldwin, Lesley Millar, Sandy McKiernan, Wendy Demark-Wahnefried Show all

BMC Cancer | BMC | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Healthy Living after Cancer (HLaC) was a national dissemination and implementation study of an evidence-based lifestyle intervention for cancer survivors. The program was imbedded into existing telephone cancer information and support services delivered by Australian state-based Cancer Councils (CC). We report here the reach, effectiveness, adoption, implementation, and maintenance of the program. METHODS: In this phase IV study (single-group, pre-post design) participants - survivors of any type of cancer, following treatment with curative intent - received up to 12 nurse/allied health professional-led telephone health coaching calls over 6 months. Intervention delivery was grou..

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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)


Funding Acknowledgements

Healthy Living after Cancer is a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Partnership Project (APP10743456) and is supported by funding from the NHMRC and Cancer Councils in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia.