Our Mission

Our mission is to Help Oncology Patients Excel during the fight against cancer. The Alabama Oncology Foundation is committed to improving the lives of patients and families throughout central Alabama through supportive services and resources to ease the burdens faced by those fighting cancer.

“The essence of life is to serve others and do good.” - Aristotle

AOF is funded by the generosity of industry partners, local businesses and individuals in our community. Funding is awarded to qualified patients on a case-by-case basis by our Board of Directors. The foundation offers a wide range of support:


Maria Solano

Member of LGBT group

Patient Assistance

  • Prescription Co-pay Assistance
  • Rent and Utilities
  • Groceries and comfort items
  • Transportation
  • Bereavement
  • Respite/Childcare

Community Resources

  • Disease Education
  • Fitness Support
  • Caregiver Support
  • Referrals to community resources

Our Board of Directors

Dr. Brian Adler


Brookwood Medical Center

Dr. Katisha Vance


Princeton Medical Center

Dr. Ben Jones


Grandview Cancer Center

Catherine Norville Frey

Executive Director

Alabama Oncology Foundation

Chris Barnes

Secretary and Treasurer