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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria. Inclusion and exclusion criteria of the POSITIVE study (Part III)

From: POSITIVE study: physical exercise program in non-operable lung cancer patients undergoing palliative treatment

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
• NSCLC, histologically confirmed stage IIIB/IV
• Receiving systemic, palliative treatment
• Age ≥18 years
• BMI >18 kg/m2
• ECOG performance status ≤2
• Signed informed consent
• Bone metastasis inducing skeletal fragility
• Serious active infection
• Inability to walk
• Immobility (more than two days)
• Previously untreated (non-irradiated or non-resected) symptomatic brain metastases
• Severe neurologic or cardiac impairment
• Severe respiratory insufficiency
• Uncontrolled pain
• Abuse of alcohol or drugs reducing compliance to the study
• Any circumstance that would impede ability to give informed consent or adherence to study requirements