I. To develop a novel, multi-dimensional index of physiologic reserve and resilience specific to surgical cancer patients.
II. To implement and assess a novel comprehensive multidimensional prehabilitation program on frail cancer surgery patients.
OUTLINE: All patients enrolled (both frail and non-frail) will be randomized (1:1) at the time of enrollment to receive pre-operative exercise or non-preoperative exercises. Randomization will be stratified by frailty status.
ARM I: Enrolled patients undergo a physical therapy consultation and complete home exercises 3 days per week, in addition to standard guidelines.
ARM II: Enrolled patients follow standard guidelines.
All patients are followed up at 2 weeks after surgery and then every 3 months.
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