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Table 1 Inclusion criteria considered in the systematic review

From: The insulin-like growth factor system is modulated by exercise in breast cancer survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Design
 • Randomized controlled trial
Participants
 • Women with breast cancer, without restriction to a particular stage of diagnosis or treatment
Intervention
 • Exercise training (i.e., aerobic, resistance training, stretching exercises and Tai Chi Chuan).
Outcome measures
 • Insulin-like growth factor -1 (IGF-1)
 • Insulin-like growth factor -2 (IGF-2)
 • Insulin-like growth factor-binding protein -1 (IGFBP-1)
 • Insulin-like growth factor-binding protein -3 (IGFBP-3)
 • Insulin
 • Insulin Resistance
 • Glucose
Comparisons
 • Exercise training versus conventional care