OAC Europe & Beyond: Highlights 2021/2022
- Till 17 September 2021 5 follow-up EU applications (ERASMUS+ and EU4Health: EU Network for Young Cancer Survivors: OAC Connects Us; Acronym: OACCUs 7 countries, 17 partner organizations) in all three areas of cancer prevention through outdoor exercise and sport and healthy lifestyle.
- Participating countries and research institutions: Germany, Italy, Ireland, Lithuania, Portugal, Slovenia, Croatia, Greece, Turkey, Norway, Sweden, Spain, Bulgaria, Latvia and Belgium; University of Umea, University of Bologna, University of Sevilla, University of Cadiz, University of Palermo, University of Patras, University of Coimbra, University of Izmir
- OAC is a member of the European Commission's Expert Group.
- OAC goes beyond the borders of Europe: Morocco and Turkey, first contacts with South Africa, Namibia and Katar.
- OAC online training:
Current languages: German, English, Greek, French, Turkish
New languages coming up soon: Portuguese, Italian, Spanish
- OAC launches OAC TV in October, during the Garmin Health Summit.
- OAC launches OAC app in English version followed by German, French, Greek, Turkish, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian in the first step.
- OAC was nominated for European Citizens' Prize Award.
- OAC is the focal point of this year's Estée Lauder Companies Breast Cancer Campaign in Germany.
- OAC signs partnership with Bayer Global
- OAC and Klean Kanteen: Sustainable partnership starts in the 7th year! OAC statement bottle TOGETHER OUT OF THE WOODS! coming up soon!
- OAC signs partnership with TenTree, the the most sustainable outdoor brand; already at production,10 trees per part are paid for planting various tree planting projects. In addition, buyers can, among other things, showers, long-distance travel, the dearest four-legged friend, online shopping etc. be compensated by the purchase of planting trees.
- OAC and Garmin Health intensified cooperation: OAC spirit, founder and president Petra Thaller is speaker at the Garmin Health Summit in Lisbon 28/29 October 2021, Garmin also supports all EU project applications with LoSs!
- OAC is a partner in this year's campaign Ich bin dabei! #brustkrebsverstehen in Düsseldorf, Berlin and Leipzig.
- International OAC Advisory Board
1. will actively shape Europe‘s beating cancer plan;
2. will advise and make recommendations on research priorities conducted or supported by OAC;
3. will advise and assist the OAC Director on the activities of the OAC that are future-oriented and add value to the life of European citizens, patients, healthcare professionals, healthcare system stakeholders including sports and health trainers, personal trainers, physiotherapists, healthcare systems within the European Union and beyond;
- OAC Scientific Department under the lead of Anna Nordström: Professor in Medicine, Sport Science, Public Health and Rehabilitation
- OAC Congress, October 2022: University of Coimbra, Portugal
- OAC is an official supporter of the National Decade Against Cancer an initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
OACCUs Partners Meet in Palermo
Together for a Healthier Future OACCUs: Empowering Youth Cancer Survivors and Their Network Funded by the EU4Health Programme, OACCUs is on a mission to empower young cancer survivors, their families, and friends towards a healthier lifestyle. A collaboration of partner …
Outdoor Fun for Health: RYHEALTH Movement Day with Outdoor Against Cancer and Campus di Monaco
School in motion On September 25th, the first RYHEALTH Movement Day came to life at the Utopia adventure playground in Munich, welcoming students from grades 1 to 6 from the Campus di Monaco. This special day, made possible through a partnership with project ally Outdoor Aga …
Save the Date: Healthy Lifestyle for Young Cancer Survivors Webinar – October 18
CHOOSE the HEALTHy way! 1st Outdoor Against Cancer Connects Us-WebinarTOPIC: Healthy Lifestyle for Young Cancer Survivors DATE: October-18, 2023 TIME: 17.00 - 18.30 CET HOST: Outdoor Against Cancer Connects Us – OACCUs LANGUAGE: English REGISTER NOW Join us for ou …
Outdoor Against Cancer und ESV München e.V. together at the Outdoor Sport Festival in Munich
Event DetailsDate: September 24, 2023Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PMLocation: Olympiapark MunichKey data of the eventWhen: September 24, 2023Time: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.Location: Munich Olympic Park Health to participate and learn is the motto of the two Munich based organizations: OAC and ESVA …
'I CHOOSE LIFE ' and the Beginning of a Profound Friendship
"In February 2022, I was skiing and ski mountaineering in the mountains around Sarajevo with two filmmakers from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Zoran Kubura and Bojan Hadžiabdić. And I was deeply impressed and enamored. Enamored with their way of seeing things, their passion for their …
Outdoor Against Cancer (OAC) Connects Us - OACCUs is an Essential Part of Europe's Beating Cancer Plan
Stay Tuned____________________________________Nicole StiegelerE-MailWork Package 4 (WP4)Project Management | Communication Dr. George IoannidisE-MailWork Package 3 (WP3)Network Toolbox | AppDr. Tom DegenhardtE-MailWP3 and WP3Medical DirectorJoshua ThallerE-Mail WP3 an …
Rock Your Health - RYHEALTH is an Essential Part of Europe's Beating Cancer Plan
STAY TUNED____________________________________Nicole Stiegeler (OAC Lead)E-Mail Work Package 5 (WP5)Project Management | CommunicationDr. George IoannidisE-MailWork Package 3 (WP3)Network Toolbox | AppJoshua ThallerE-Mail WP5 and WP3Health Consulting | Science & Res …
Mission Of the European Union Co-Funded School Project: Rock Your Health - RYHEALTH
ROCK Your Health - Learn, experience and live healthy behaviours in a sustainable wayRock Your Health (RYHEALTH) is a project of 6 partners from 4 European countries that aims to develop a holistic intervention for students, a socially integrated concept that will spread in socie …
OAC Connects Us - The Power of Communication And Dissemination
Learn more about the OACCUs Project Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HADEA). Neither the European Union no …
OAC Presentation at the Sport4Cancer Congress in Murcia
More about the Sport4Cancer Scientific Congress Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HADEA). Neither the Europ …
OAC is Consortium Partner in The Horizon Europe Project: SUN XR
Learn more about the SUN XR Project.SUN XR - Consortium Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HADEA). Nei …
'CHOOSE the HEALTHy way' - Selected by the World Health Organisation (WHO)
WHO Health for All Film Festival 2023 officially selects OAC Connects Us - OACCUs short film “CHOOSE the HEALTHy way” in the category "Very Short Film - Special Prize" The OACCUs project is funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the a …
Impressive Success: OAC at the Sport4Cancer Scientific Congress in Murcia
Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HADEA). Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be hel …
EU Project "RYHEALTH" Promotes Healthy Lifestyle among Primary and Secondary School Students to Prevent Non-Communicable Diseases
The first meeting of the European RYHEALTH, Rock Your Health project was held in Coimbra, Portugal, in early January. Participating organizations presented an analysis of the current state of health habits in their respective countries and began planning aspects of project implem …
HOW TO COPE WITH THE HEAT WAVE: Things to keep in mind when exercising outdoors in hot temperatures
A healthy lifestyle is important - no matter the weather. But especially when temperatures get extreme, we need to pay attention to what our bodies need. To build a good foundation and stay safe in the heat in all aspects of life, we focused on the 4 pillars of a healthy lifestyl …
Connecting Young Cancer Survivors: The EU co-funded project OACCUs kicks off with partner meeting in Stockholm
OAC Connects Us (OACCUs) hosted its Kick-off Project Meeting in the week of June 21-24, 2021 in Stockholm, Sweden. Fourteen partners from six EU member states came together to pursue one goal: Sustainably developing an EU-wide Network for Young Cancer Survivors. The focus lies on …
OACCUs: 6 EU Countries. 14 Partners. One mission. EU Network for Young Cancer Survivors.
The OAC connects Us - OACCUs - EU Network for Young Cancer SurvivorsThe project will bring together six different countries from different regions of Europe through 14 different organisations and create a cooperation network that will have a great impact at local, national and Eu …
OAC is Partner of UcanAct: Urban ACTion for Cancer Prevention, co-funded by ERASMUS+ Sport Programme
PROJECT Titel: Urban ACTion for cancer prevention: adult and senior citizens practice physical activity within public urban green spaces to prevent cancer diseases.UcanACT is an interdisciplinary initiative, joining together physiotherapists, local authorities, non-profit organiz …
OAC is Partner of Sport4Cancer the Big Sport Event against Cancer in Murcia, Spain
The Faculty of Sport Sciences of the University of Murcia (Spain) is located in Mar Menor and works for the promotion of physical activity and sport in the society. This promotion is carried out showing the beneficial effects of regular physical activity on health, and with diffe …
A Sneak Preview Of The Brand New 30 Minute Documentary About OAC Founder and President Petra Thaller
A sneak preview of the brand new 30 minute documentary about OAC Founder and President Petra Thaller by the two Bosnian Herzegovinian filmmakers Zoran Kubura and Bojan Hadžiabdić!"What happens when visions become reality, Petra Thaller describes in her unique open, straight …
New WHO platform promotes global cancer prevention
The World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Agency for Research of Cancer (IARC) launched the World Code Against Cancer Framework, an online platform that will promote prevention globally and the development of Regional Codes to help fight the disease.Based on current sci …
Dr Matthias Mayr will be CEO of OAC from April 2022
"Matthias is exactly the right person for the job, he is unconventional, thinks in an interdisciplinary way and networks. Matthias is economically minded and without losing touch with the guidelines and conditions of a globally operating NGO. Matthias and I already know each othe …
OACCUs Project-Proposal Is Being Funded By The European Commission In The Framework Of The EU4Health Programme
Abstract OACCUs:OACCUs means OAC Sees (C) Us and OAC Connects Us. Europe's beating cancer plan aims not only to ensure that young cancer patients survive their disease, but also that they live long, fulfilling lives. OACCUs will be a vital part of the new EU4Health network for yo …
International OAC Ski Team participates on Born2Ski-Race in Bosnia Herzegovina
What happens when good passions come together?In the past years, OAC has proven that it was often the different, unconventional, and also courageous approaches that have moved OAC forward in its own country, as well as in Europe and internationally. The contact with Nijaz Me …
Prof. Fatiha EL HILALI, Research Professor of Immunology and Cancer Research, Lalla Salma Foundation, Morocco
Prof. Fatiha EL HILALI, Research Professor of Immunology and Cancer Research French:" OAC " est une formation en ligne qui allie parfaitement théorie et pratique.La formation est animée par des experts en activité physique et en cancer.En particulier, ce cours se concentre …
About OAC by Petra Thaller, OAC Founder and President
The OAC slogan TOGETHER OUT OF THE WOODS! is a clear commitment in the comprehensive sense of health, sustainability and responsibility for the environment. OAC connects cancer patients, their families and friends and gives them the tools for a healthy future.What is true for can …
+++ Breaking News +++ OAC Cooperates With personalfitness.de And Physio Deutschland
Press release Munich, December 14, 2021OAC pushes Germany into a healthy future: Through the cooperation with personalfitness.de and Physio Deutschland, the offer for cancer patients, their families and friends is growing fast. OAC - Outdoor against Cancer - multiplies …
By 2035, Cancer Cases in Europe Will Increase by Another 24%!
"The increase in cancer in the European Union is a further 24% by 2035. We have to act now and not in half a year to inform our children and accompany them on the way to a healthier future. Delay is no longer an option here! Therefore, from now on, we will also increasingly tackl …
LRCKids: First School Event in Portugal on December 16, 2021
A Healthy Lifestyle as Cancer Prevention! According to the World Health Organization, with more than 3.9 million new cases and 1.9 million deaths each year, cancer represents the second most important cause of death and mortality in Europe. On a global scale, cancer account …
Bayer Global Patient Summit December 1 and 2, 2021
"At some point in life, we realize that we haven't done or learned anything in vain - and of course still do from. That's why I'm even more pleased to have been invited both as a keynote speaker and moderator for the morning panel on December 2 with patient organizations at this …
OAC Europe & Beyond at the GARMIN HEALTH SUMMIT 28/29 October 2021 in Lisboa and online
OAC Founder and President Petra Thaller will be a speaker at the Garmin Health Summit in Lisbon to introduce OAC Europe & Beyond's digital services to an international audience.This year’s summit will be a hybrid event, so you can join us on location as well as virtually!FURT …
OAC Europe & Beyond: Supporter of the National Decade Against Cancer & Europe's Beating Cancer Plan
The OAC slogan TOGETHER OUT OF THE WOODS! is a clear commitment in the overall sense of health, sustainability and environmental responsibility. OAC connects cancer patients, their families, and friends and gives them the tools for a healthy future. The four OAC pillars in German …
Outdoor Sports And Exercising, Personal Responsibility, And Lifestyle Change, An Interview With Petra Thaller
An interview about outdoor sports and exercise, personal responsibility, and lifestyle change. "I was hoping to do an interview with Petra because I was very excited about OAC when I first came across it while writing my seminar paper on this topic: health promotion through …
The Fight Against Cancer Is a Team Sport: the Role of Education and Sport. Brussels, European Commission July 2016
This excerpt from the original document proves that OAC has been communicating outdoor sports and exercising in a healthy environment since its foundation in 2015. In addition, OAC has seen an important supporting role in the social environment of cancer patients, family members …
Mbarka Oubrahim: First OAC Certified Instructor For Foundation Lalla Salma in Morocco
Physical Activity = Health"The access to OAC is a source of joy for me because I always enjoy being with cancer patients.The development of physical activity adapted to each person will bring a great pleasure and love to exercise.The goal is to support patients during treatment, …