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“EX-MED Cancer has transformed me from a depressive cancer patient to a person thriving in all facets of life.”

Andrew, 54 year old

with prostate cancer


EX-MED Cancer is an Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission registered not-for-profit organisation. We are focused on providing people with cancer with access to best practice exercise medicine at the lowest possible out-of-pocket cost.


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



Our cause

To enhance the lives 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

Our values

Excellence - it’s the essence of everything we do

Personalised - we address each individuals unique needs

Innovative - we drive transformative change

Inspiring - we create positive feelings and actions


Founder & CEO – 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 secured $10 million in research grant funding, published over 90 scientific research articles, presented her work at over 200 scientific conferences and seminars and been recognised with numerous awards.

Board Members

Prue Cormie – Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Brooke Feros - Fitness and Lifestyle Group

Kale Foulds – Kearney Group Financial Services

Mei Krishnasamy – Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Advisory Group

Andrew Burge – Commercial Credit Manager, Credit Risk, Westpac

Nicole Cooper – Managing Director, Convalis Consulting

Chris Doran – Health Economist, Central Queensland University

Paul Kearney – Kearney Group Financial Services

Karen Livingstone AM – Awarded Cancer Advocate

Steven Persson – CEO, The Big Issue & Homes for Homes

Nev Power – Chairman, Perth Airport

Suman Reddy – Senior Associate, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Lloyd Smith – Director/Founder at Gerard Daniels

Georg Thomas – National Security & Risk Manager, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Exercise Physiologists

Jessica Dickson

Shannon Kirkpatrick

Ciella Berman


Our work has been kindly supported by pro bono contributions from:

Archie & Co

Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Ernst & Young

Kearney Group



EX-MED Cancer was initially supported by funding from the Victorian Government as part of their Cancer Survivorship Program. A multidisciplinary team of experts provided advice and guidance throughout the initial research evaluation phase. These contributors included:

  • Gina Akers, Victorian Department of Health and Human Services

  • Anna Boltong, Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre

  • Jenny Byrne, Western and Central Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service

  • Chris Carter, North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network

  • Nicole Cooper, Cancer Consumer Representative

  • Jane Crowe, General Practitioner

  • Chris Doran, Central Queensland University

  • Jon Emery, University of Melbourne

  • Stephen Harvey, Exercise Physiologist

  • Ilana Hornung, Western Health

  • Leslie Gilham, Cancer Consumer Representative

  • Vin Jenkins, Cancer Consumer Representative

  • Phoebe Jones, Exercise Physiologist

  • Mei Krishnasamy, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

  • Katherine Lane, Cancer Council Victoria

  • Felicity Munt, Breast Cancer Network Australia

  • Rebecca.McAllister, Hume Regional Integrated Cancer Service

  • Linda Mileshkin, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

  • Carla Morales, Cancer (carer) Consumer Representative

  • Rob Peters, Cancer Consumer Representative

  • Amanda Piper, Cancer Council Victoria

  • Meron Pitcher, Western Health

  • Amanda Pomery, Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia

  • Narelle Quinn, Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network

  • Penelope Sanderson, Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre

  • Paul Sansonetti, Exercise Physiologist

  • Katherine Simons, North Eastern Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service

  • Kelly Spence, Exercise Physiologist

  • Fiona Tansley, Breast Cancer Network Australia

  • Anya Traill, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

  • Mark Trevaskis, Australian Catholic University

  • Heather Watson, Cancer Consumer Representative

  • Amanda Winiata, Breast Cancer Network Australia

  • Eva Zopf, Australian Catholic University

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