Notable publications

  • Varghese SS, Johnston WJ, Eekhoudt CR, Keats MR, Jassal DJ, Grandy SA. (2021). Exercise to reduce anthracycline-mediated cardiovascular complications in breast cancer survivors. Current Oncology. In press.

  • Heinze-Milne S, Keats MR, Blanchard C, Giacomantonio N, MacDonald D, Rajda, M, Younis T, Grandy SA. (2021). Exercise to prevent AnthraCycline-based Cardio-Toxicity (EXACT): a feasibility study. Transl J Am Coll Sports Med. In press.

  • Keats MR, Yunsong C, DeClercq V, Grandy SA, Sweeney E, Dummer T. (2020). Burden of multimorbidity and polypharmacy among cancer survivors: A population-based nested case-control study. Supportive Care in Cancer. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-020-05529-3.

  • Bourdon A, Grandy SA, Keats MR. Aerobic exercise and cardiopulmonary fitness in childhood cancer survivors treated with a cardiotoxic agent: a meta-analysis. Support Care Cancer. 2018, 26(7):2113-2123.

  • Keats MR, Cui Y, Grandy SA and Parker L. (2017). Physical activity, cardiovascular disease risk factors and major cardiovascular events in adult cancer survivors: A nested, retrospective study from the Atlantic PATH cohort. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 11(2): 264-273.

  • Keats MR, Grandy SA, Giacomantonio NB, MacDonald D, Younis T. (2016). EXercise to prevent AnthraCycline-based Cardio-Toxicity (EXACT) in individuals with breast or hematological cancers: a feasibility study protocol. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 2: 44-54.


  • Anisimowicz, Y., Rudy, L., Hamilton, R.., McGowan, E., Saunders, T., Keats, M., Grandy, S., Soucy, C.R-A., Bouchard, D. (2021). Experiences of an exercise program: Perspectives from breast cancer survivors. The Qualitative Report, 26(8), 2479-2501.  


  • Orzel, B., Keats, M.R., Cui, Y., & Grandy, S. (2021). Regional comparisons of associations between physical activity levels and cardiovascular disease: The story of Atlantic Canada. Canadian Journal of Cardiology Open, 3(5), P631-638. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjco.2021.01.007 

  • Shea, K., Urquhart, R., & Keats, M.R. (2020). Physical activity and cancer care in the Atlantic Canadian Provinces: An examination of provider beliefs, practices, resources, barriers and enablers. Journal of Cancer Education, 35(5), 946-953. doi: 10.1007/s13187-019-01546-x 


  • Forbes, C.C., Keats, M., Rainham, D., Younis, T., & Blanchard, C. (2018). Changes in objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behaviour among breast cancer survivors undergoing treatment. Rehabilitative Oncology, 36(4), 198-205.


  • Woodside, H., Culos-Reed, S.N., Grégoire, MC, Rutledge, R., & Keats, M.R. (2018). Yoga for young adults with non-curative cancer: A brief report. Global Advances in Health and Medicine,7, 1-4. 



  • Keats, M.R. Yunsong, C., Grandy, S.A., & Parker, L. (2017). Cardiovascular disease and physical activity in adult cancer survivors: A nested, retrospective study from the Atlantic PATH cohort. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 11(2), 264-273. 


  • Lawrence, L.M., Stone, Michelle, R., Rainham, D.G., Keats, M.R. (2017). Environments associated with moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and sedentary behavior of colorectal cancer survivors. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 24(1), 120-126. 


  • Tyrrell, A., Keats, M.R., & Blanchard, C. (2014). Physical activity preferences of gynecologic cancer survivors. Oncology Nursing Forum, 41(5), 461-469.

  • Celine-Martin, A., & Keats, M.R. (2014). Yoga’s effect on quality of life and psychological distress in caregivers of cancer survivors: An exploratory study. Oncology Nursing Forum, 41(3), 257-264.  


  • Woodside, H., & Keats, M.R. (2013). Exploring the role of physical activity during end-of-life care for adolescent and young adult cancer patients. Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, 2(1), 35-37.