Mission:

Use the power of sport to fight cancer

Identity:

Athletes Fighting Cancer recruits a team of athletes and advocates who fight cancer using the power of sport through inspiration, information and innovation

Inspiration:

  • Joining is free and members will have access to our online, private community to share personal stories, ask questions or connect with others. Members can also receive a “Recruitment Package” that includes a jersey, team contract and other items that allow them to represent their new team
  • Schlarman Stories is a feature that provides a deeper look at the personal stories of some of our members
  •  What’s next? – AFC will expand to live-streamed events, podcasts and more based on feedback from our members, so let us know what you want to see!

Information:

  • Knowledge is power; AFC is committed to providing evidence-based information that is applicable to the life of each patient and their unique cancer journey
  • Our Medical Advisory Board includes international leaders in the field of Exercise Oncology who are dedicated to improving the way this information is shared with the community
  • What’s next? – AFC will continue to build the education center and provide live, virtual information sessions. If there is a topic you want covered, let us know!

Innovation:

  • This platform will advance the field of Exercise Oncology and increase accessibility to resources for our members
  • We facilitate cross-industry collaboration to explore safe exercise and behavioral interventions for cancer prevention, management and survivorship
  • What’s next? – AFC will continue to pursue research opportunities and advocate for policy change that will integrate physical activity into the standard care of cancer management
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