THRIVE

Effects of Creatine Supplementation in Breast Cancer Survivors

Purpose of this Study

To test whether creatine supplements can accelerate improvements in strength and endurance associated with exercise in breast cancer survivors who recently completed chemotherapy.

You may qualify if you are:

  • Age 18-75 years old
  • Are a breast cancer survivor
  • Completed chemotherapy in the last 6 months

You may NOT qualify if you:

  • Are male
  • Smoke
  • Are pregnant or plan to get pregnant
  • Are currently taking creatine supplements

Duration of Study

The study involves 5 in clinic study visits over the course of approximately 12 weeks.
The study also involves 3 virtual exercise sessions per week for 12 weeks.

Study Procedures

  • Medical history
  • Physical performance
  • Blood tests
  • ECG
  • DEXA Scan
  • MRI of the thigh
  • Fitness assessments

Location
UT Health San Antonio
Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies
4939 Charles Katz Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78229

Compensation
Up to $280 plus a Fitbit Inspire HR and exercise bands to keep.

Principal Investigator
Darpan Patel, PhD

Contact Us
For more information or to volunteer in a study:

  • Call (210) 606-2437
  • To find out if you’re eligible please fill out the online form: https://redcap.link/THRIVEStudy
  • If you prefer that we contact you, please fill out the form below.
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Meet Your Clinical Research Team

Principal Investigator: Darpan Patel, PhD

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