Cancer patients, doctors find healing, health in exercise

May 2, 2019

UNC Lineberger’s Get Real and Heel is a free exercise program for cancer survivors that offers a dedicated workout space staffed by trainers who develop individualized plans to help people manage cancer treatment-related symptoms and improve their chances of survivorship while increasing their quality of life.

Providing hope and healing through health

August 20, 2015

Even in the midst of treatment, many cancer patients are finding that exercise helps them to feel better, both physically and emotionally. Through the Get Real & Heal program, UNC researchers are digging deeper into the science behind why moving more can make a positive impact on patients’ overall health and well-being.

Wood receives NCI/NIH grant to study exercise and cancer survivorship

June 23, 2015

A team of UNC Lineberger researchers, led by principal investigator William Wood, MD, has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study the effect of exercise in cancer survivors before allogeneic stem cell transplantation.