Physical Activity and Behaviour Change for Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

For women living with breast cancer, physical activity has long been acknowledged as beneficial. However, most health services and research focus on early-stage cancer, leaving a gap in promoting physical activity for those with metastatic breast cancer. Recent evidence suggests that physical activity is safe and effective for improving various health outcomes in women with metastatic disease. To integrate this evidence into routine care, it’s crucial to understand unique challenges impacting physical activity behaviour. This thesis outlines a research program employing behaviour change science to explore strategies for promoting physical activity.

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