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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