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YOU CAN GET FIT AFTER CANCER!GET FIT


GET FIT is a research study aiming to learn more about exercise for women who have had cancer.

"This is the first time I've taken an exercise class and I am enjoying it more than I ever thought I would."

"Exercise makes me feel like I am taking specific action to improve my health."

-Quotes from past exercise research participants

HOW CAN I GET FIT?

By joining GET FIT, you will be invited to attend a group exercise class 2 times a week for 6 months. As part of the study we will ask you to complete physical function tests and health surveys 4 times over 12 months.

WHO CAN GET FIT?

If you are a woman who has completed chemotherapy for cancer and are between 50-75 years old, call Lauren Bumgarner, M.S.W., L.I.C.S.W. at 503 494-4361 or email

Interested in learning more?

Fill out the request information form


For Oncology Providers

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Women in the study will participate in 1 of 3 types of exercise that have been shown to be safe and effective for adults:

  • Strengthening
  • Stretching
  • Tai chi

GET FIT classes are:

  • At flexible times and convenient locations
  • Led by trained professionals
  • Designed for women ages 50-75
  • Comfortable for first time exercisers
  • Provided at no cost
  • Safe for cancer survivors
  • Supportive team atmosphere
  • FRIENDLY AND FUN!