Interviews with women undergoing chemotherapy to inform development of a physical activity program


Thank you for your interest in research at the University of Florida.

Would you like to talk about your experience with physical activity during or after breast or gynecological cancer treatment?

Researchers in the Department of Health Education and Behavior at the University of Florida are seeking women to discuss our plans to develop a new physical activity program.

This study is being conducted remotely. 

Ready to get started? Contact Marissa Donahue using the information below or continue to read this website for more information. 

What will I be asked to do?

  • One-time interview on the phone 
  • Lasts up to one hour
  • $30.00 compensation at the end of the phone interview

Am I eligible?

This study is seeking...

  • Adult women (50 years and older)
  • Diagnosed with Stage 1 to 3 breast or gynecological cancer
  • Undergoing chemotherapy or completed primary treatment within the past 12 to 24 months
  • Able to speak and read English
  • Able to engage in physical activity

Additional criteria may apply.

Interested in learning more?

Contact Marissa Donahue:



Monetary compensation


Can be done from home



Cancer, Breast cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Gynecological Cancer

Principal Investigator

Danielle Jake-Schoffman, PhD


Health and Human Performance

Contact Information


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