This piece focuses on the “SupPoRtive Exercise Programmes for Accelerating REcovery after major ABdominal Cancer surgery” (PREPARE-ABC) trial. How do we establish the effectiveness of pre and post exercise plans? Do they really form a sensible part of a “value based care” package? This concise presentation gives you a clear idea of the aims and structure of the trial.

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Presented by James Hernon, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Chair of the Anglia Cancer Colorectal Network, CO-CI for PREPARE ABC a NIHR HTA funded randomised clinical study.