“I managed to overcome my negativity and found new energy levels that I thought I lost forever.”


Alan, 74 year old

with prostate cancer


We believe every person with cancer should be prescribed exercise as part of their treatment plan


Our cause

To improve the health and wellbeing of people with cancer through effective and accessible exercise medicine

Our vision

Ongoing operation of EX-MED Cancer throughout Australia allowing for best-practice exercise medicine to be embedded into routine cancer care



Founder – Dr Prue Cormie

Associate Professor Prue Cormie is an accredited exercise physiologist and researcher whose work focuses on the application of exercise as medicine for the management of cancer. She aims to enhance the lives of people with cancer through innovative research and effectively translating research into practice. Associate Professor Prue Cormie is internationally recognised as a leader in the field of exercise and cancer. She has published over 70 scientific research articles, presented her work at over 200 scientific conferences and seminars and been recognised with numerous awards.

Steering Committee

Chair: Prue Cormie, Australian Catholic University

Anna Boltong, Cancer Council Victoria

Michael Bramwell, Darebin Community Health

Jenny Byrne, Western & Central Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service

Chris Carter, North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network

Chris Doran, Central Queensland University

Jon Emery, University of Melbourne

Ilana Hornung, Western Health

Mei Krishnasamy, University of Melbourne

Felicity Munt, Breast Cancer Network Australia

Alicia Martin, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Linda Mileshkin, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Debbie Munro, Austin Health

Sophie Scott, Hume Regional Integrated Cancer Service

Meron Pitcher, Western Health

Amanda Pomery, Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia

Narelle Quinn, Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network

Penelope Sanderson, Austin Health

Katherine Simons, North Eastern Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service

Mark Trevaskis, Australian Catholic University

Eva Zopf, Australian Catholic University

Advisory Committee

Gina Akers

Ashley Bigaran

Nicole Cooper

Jane Crowe

Rochelle Gannon

Leslie Gilham

Vin Jenkins

Carla Morales

Rob Peters

Amanda Piper

Heather Watson

Kelly Spence

EX-MED Cancer Exercise Physiologists

Jessica Dickson

Matthew Koroneos

Kelly Spence



A best-practice exercise medicine program for people with cancer

EX-MED Cancer is an Australian Charities an Not-for-profit Commission registered not-for-profit organisation


EX-MED Cancer was initially supported by the Victorian Government