Journal article

Study design and methods for the Breast Cancer and Exercise Trial in Alberta (BETA)

Christine M Friedenreich, Sarah MacLaughlin, Heather K Neilson, Frank Z Stanczyk, Yutaka Yasui, Aalo Duha, Brigid M Lynch, Ciara Kallal, Kerry S Courneya

BMC CANCER | BMC | Published : 2014

Grants

Awarded by Alberta Cancer Foundation


Awarded by Canadian Cancer Society


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

The BETA Trial was funded by a research grant from the Alberta Cancer Foundation (#24404) and the 12-month follow-up was funded by an operating grant from the Canadian Cancer Society (#701000). Dr Christine Friedenreich holds a Health Senior Scholar Award from Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions and the Alberta Cancer Foundation Weekend to End Women's Cancers Breast Cancer Chair. Drs Kerry Courneya and Yutaka Yasui hold Tier I Canada Research Chairs. Dr Lynch is supported by an Early Career Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council (#586727). The authors would like to acknowledge the contribution of Qinggang Wang for the randomization procedures, sample size calculations and description of statistical methods.