Nutrition and fitness are integral parts of any cancer treatment plan. Evidence shows that eating right, maintaining a healthy weight, and sticking to a regular exercise plan helps to manage the side effects associated with cancer treatment and decreases the risk of cancer recurrence. Join the Frederick Health Fitness and Nutrition for Survivors (FANS) program and let our experts help you:

  • Establish a safe, medically-supervised exercise plan
  • Rebuild your strength and energy levels
  • Strengthen bones and decrease joint pain
  • Prevent and manage lymphedema
  • Improve your body image
  • Network with other survivors

FANS participants receive personal assessments and customized exercise and nutrition plans from a team of qualified experts, all with experience and training tailored to working with cancer survivors. This unique program features:

  • An individual lymphedema and movement screening with a certified lymphedema therapist.
  • A fitness assessment and evaluation with our clinical staff that will include baseline vitals and a detailed health history. In addition, you will have an equipment orientation with frequent updates to your personalized exercise program tailored to meet your goals.
  • Unlimited use of ProMotion Fitness, Frederick Health's state of the art medical fitness facility, for 6 month term with regularly scheduled exercise program reviews.
  • Multiple opportunities to network with other survivors during monthly educational classes (including 2 sessions with a registered dietitian).

To learn more about how fitness and nutrition can reduce your risk of cancer recurrence and improve your overall health, please call 240-215-1470 or email We’ll give you the tools you need to renew a healthy lifestyle, and it’s all under one roof at Frederick Health Crestwood.

*We are currently only accepting breast cancer survivors for FANS. Patients with other cancer diagnoses can contact ProMotion Fitness for information about starting an appropriate exercise program.