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How was the PROSPER programme developed?

Read about how the PROSPER programme brings together previous research and recommendations from clinical experts.
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The PROSPER programme has been developed by bringing together information from previous research and recommendations from clinical experts.

We met with specialist physiotherapists experienced in breast cancer care and/or the treatment of musculoskeletal and upper limb injuries to decide the core elements of the programme. We also consulted patients who were treated for breast cancer to ask their opinion about the materials to be used with patients.

You can find details of the evidence that was reviewed, along with rationale for the intervention components, in the PROSPER programme manual (which you can download below).

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