The big picture.

Mission

To bring the best in clinical exercise intervention to people who are living with or have had a past diagnosis of cancer.


Vision

To optimise treatment outcomes, quality of life and life expectancy for cancer patients and survivors.


Values

Equality | Collaboration
Compassion | Professionalism
Best Practice Care

What we do.


Movement Against Cancer is overseen by our own Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEPs). As practitioners within the allied health sector, AEPs possess a four-year university degree that allows them to prescribe graded exercise therapy for clinical populations.

Our AEPs specialise in exercise for cancer patients – whether pre, during or post treatment – so you know you’re in good hands.

Who we are.

Passionate and professional, our staff will support and guide you towards your health and wellness goals.

Kate

Head of Exercise Oncology | Senior Exercise Physiologist | MAC Co-Founder

Since gaining her accreditation as an AEP in 2009, Kate has established herself as a highly sought after practitioner in the industry. Her passion for helping others and experience with cancer patients lead to the development of the Movement Against Cancer program, with a mission to improve the health and wellbeing of people diagnosed with cancer. Kate’s particular areas of interest within the exercise oncology field include exercise prescription during chemotherapy, prehabilitation (exercise before surgery) and management of mental health issues. Kate places a strong emphasis on maximising her own health and wellness, and is passionate about helping others to do the same.

Qualifications: ESSA Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP), ESSA member, GradDip (Exercise for Rehabilitation), BAppSc (Exercise & Sport Science), Ex-Med Cancer certified, Cancer Council ‘Life Now’ Instructor, Level 1 Pilates Instructor.

Danae

Senior Exercise Physiologist | MAC Co-Founder

Having worked in the sport and exercise industry for more than 15 years, and as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist for over 10 years, Danae has gained a wealth of experience in the industry she loves. Combining her educational and professional experiences, Danae established DNA Health Group with a mission to help others achieve optimal health and quality of life, by providing the highest level of exercise treatment available. As a professional dancer, Danae is passionate about postural correction, balance training and core stability, as well as musculoskeletal rehabilitation and chronic disease management.

Qualifications: ESSA Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP), GradDip (Exercise for Rehabilitation), BAppSc (Human Movement), Level 1 Pilates instructor.

Michael

Accredited Exercised Physiologist

Michael joined the MAC team in mid-2019 following previously a stint working as an Exercise Physiologist within the compensable schemes area. Having a strong personal connection to oncology, Michael channels his passion into practice by assisting people with improving their health and wellbeing while reaching their exercise goals. Michael’s other clinical interests include mental health, chronic fatigue, and chronic pain. Michael believes that everyone should be treated on an individual level – all while having some fun along the way.

Qualifications: ESSA Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP), Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology, BAppSc (Exercise & Sport Science), Ex-Med Cancer certified