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Get Real and Heel is available to all patients to help with their physical wellness needs during and after treatment. We also are engaged in research, dedicated to advancing the field of exercise oncology.

If you are interested in starting a research study using our facility or would like more information about collaboration, please contact Carly Bailey at carly_bailey@med.unc.edu.

Selected Publications

Evans ES, Hackney AC, McMurray RG, et al. Impact of Acute Intermittent Exercise on Natural Killer Cells in Breast Cancer Survivors. Integrative Cancer Therapies. September 2015:436-445. doi:10.1177/1534735415580681

Martin E, Battaglini C, Hands B, Naumann FL. Higher-intensity exercise helps cancer survivors remain motivated. J Cancer Surviv. 2016 Jun;10(3):524-33. doi: 10.1007/s11764-015-0498-z. Epub 2015 Nov 19. PMID: 26586495.

Spector D, Deal AM, Amos KD, Yang H, Battaglini CL. A pilot study of a home-based motivational exercise program for African American breast cancer survivors: clinical and quality-of-life outcomes. Integr Cancer Ther. 2014 Mar;13(2):121-32. doi: 10.1177/1534735413503546. Epub 2013 Oct 7. PMID: 24105359.

Spector D, Battaglini C, Groff D. Perceived exercise barriers and facilitators among ethnically diverse breast cancer survivors. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2013 Sep;40(5):472-80. doi: 10.1188/13.ONF.472-480. PMID: 23989021.