Effects of a multiple health behavior change intervention for colorectal cancer survivors on psychosocial outcomes and quality of life: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Hawkes2014EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of a multiple health behavior change intervention for colorectal cancer survivors on psychosocial outcomes and quality of life: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Anna Louise Hawkes and Kenneth I Pakenham and Suzanne K Chambers and Tania A Patrao and Kerry S Courneya},
  journal={Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={359-70}
}
BACKGROUND Multiple health behavior change can ameliorate adverse effects of cancer. PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of a multiple health behavior change intervention (CanChange) for colorectal cancer survivors on psychosocial outcomes and quality of life. METHODS A total of 410 colorectal cancer survivors were randomized to a 6-month telephone-based health coaching intervention (11 sessions using acceptance and commitment therapy strategies focusing on… CONTINUE READING