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A randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of strength training on clinical and muscle cellular outcomes in patients with prostate cancer during androgen deprivation therapy: rationale and design

  • Lene Thorsen1Email author,
  • Tormod S Nilsen2,
  • Truls Raastad2,
  • Kerry S Courneya3,
  • Eva Skovlund4, 5 and
  • Sophie D Fosså1
Contributed equally
BMC Cancer201212:123

Received: 29 February 2012

Accepted: 29 March 2012

Published: 29 March 2012

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29 Feb 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
5 Mar 2012 Author responded Author comments - Lene Thorsen
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5 Mar 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
29 Mar 2012 Editorially accepted
29 Mar 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-12-123

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of oncology, Oslo university hospital
Department of Physical Performance, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences
Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta
School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo
Norwegian Institute of Public Health