Journal article

How sedentary and physically active are breast cancer survivors, and which population subgroups have higher or lower levels of these behaviors?

Terry Boyle, Jeff K Vallance, Emily K Ransom, Brigid M Lynch

Supportive Care in Cancer | SPRINGER | Published : 2016

Grants

Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council


Awarded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research


Awarded by Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research


Funding Acknowledgements

The ACCEL-Breast study was funded by a project grant from the Breast Cancer Research Centre-Western Australia. The case-control study (the Breast Cancer Environment and Employment Study) was funded by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (#573530). Terry Boyle is supported by an Early Career Fellowship from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (#1072266), a Fellowship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (#300068), a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (#5553), and an Honorary Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from Killam Trusts/The University of British Columbia. Jeff Vallance is supported by the Canada Research Chairs program and a Population Health Investigator Award from Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions. Brigid Lynch is supported by an Early Career Fellowship from the National Breast Cancer Foundation. We would like to acknowledge the Chief Investigators of the case-control study (in particular Professor Lin Fritschi from the School of Public Health at Curtin University and Professor Jane Heyworth from the School of Population Health at The University of Western Australia), and Ms Jessica Occleston at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute for her assistance in data processing. We also sincerely thank the people who took the time to participate in this study.