cancer and exercise

Program Fundamentals:

  • Patient must be referred by a physician
  • All adult patients are eligible, regardless of:
    • Type or stage of cancer
    • The degree of disability including wheelchair or oxygen dependency
    • Position in the cancer care continuum (prehabilitation, during or following treatment and palliation)
    • Presence of any combination or complexity of co-morbid conditions
  • The program is supervised by FitSteps Clinical Managers who are certified Cancer Exercise Trainers through the American College of Sports Medicine
  • Provided FREE for the LIFETIME of the patient

Additional FitSteps services:

  • Home exercise programs
  • Ambulatory equipment training
  • Gait and transfer training
  • Balance and stability training
  • Patient education
  • Caregiver instruction
  • Nutrition recommendations
  • For breast cancer patients:
    • Postsurgical mobilization
    • Range of motion management
    • Lymph-edema management

View our Patient FAQ’s for any other questions about the FitSteps program.