Feasibility Of Exercise Prehabilitation Among Older Patients With Hematological Malignancies Preparing For Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-Cell Immunotherapy EXERCISE PREHABILITATION

What's the purpose of this trial?

The purpose of the study is to evaluate an exercise program for individuals preparing for Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell immunotherapy for hematological malignancies.

This trial is currently open and accepting patients.

What will happen during the trial?

You may be able to join this trial if you:

The following criteria is a partial list of reasons why patients may be eligible to participate in this clinical trial. Further evaluation with a medical professional is required.

Inclusion Criteria:

* Age ≥65 years
* Lymphoma, leukemia, or myeloma with commercial FDA-approved CAR-T delivery planned for ≥4 weeks following enrollment
* Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status 0-2
* Able to read and speak English fluently
* Capable of providing informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

* Regular engagement in Resistance training (2x/week targeting all major muscle groups)
* Screen failure for exercise safety based on Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q) and Patient-Reported Measurement Information System (PROMIS) screening questions
* Underlying unstable cardiac or pulmonary disease or symptomatic cardiac disease (New York Heart Association functional class III or IV).
* Recent fracture or acute musculoskeletal injury that precludes ability to participate in RT using body weight
* Numeric pain rating scale of ≥ 7 out of 10
* Myopathic or rheumatologic disease that impacts physical function
* Cognitive, visual, or auditory limitations that preclude safe engagement in remotely-supervised resistance training sessions or independent aerobic exercise (as determined by patients' treating oncologists and specified in clinic notes outlining disease history).

Additional Trial Information

Observational Trial

Enrollment: 20 patients (estimated)

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Moffitt Cancer Center Magnolia Campus

Tampa, FL

Open and Accepting
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