Prepare-ABC is a multi-site clinical trial primarily looking into the effects of pre and post-operative exercise on post-operative morbidities and quality of life in colorectal cancer patients across the UK. Prepare-ABC compares two exercise intervention programmes, a hospital-supervised exercise programme and a home-supported exercise programme, each with standard care. The study aim to recruit 1146 patients in total.
The study is funded by the National Institute for Health Research’s HTA Programme and sponsored by Norwich Clinical Trials Unit. Twenty-four centres across the UK have already recruited patients to the trial.
For more information, please visit the trial website.