Our programs support cancer patients and their families during their cancer experience and through the stages of diagnosis, treatment and recovery. Some programs offer much needed pratical and logistical help while others provide emotional support and/or education. Many services are provided in conjunction with our community partners; others are run by the staff of Utah Cancer Foundation.

Utah Cancer Foundation offers a variety of support groups, including the only support group in Utah for men with all types of cancer. We also offer groups for patients dealing with advanced illness and unique support groups for women such as the LeBed® Method and the Look Good…Feel Better program. Please see our Calendar for more information.

Knowledge about their disease can be very empowering for cancer patients and we offer a variety of educational programs including a Chemotherapy Class, Nutrition Education, Lymphedema Awareness, the LeBed® Method and the Look Good…Feel Better program. Please see our Calendar for a complete listing. Utah Cancer Foundation also provides educational materials and information about community resources for cancer patients and their families – for more information; please contact our program director, Kathleen Grisley at 281-6861 or kgrisley@utahcancerfoundation.org.

Utah Cancer Foundation is pleased to offer a variety of alternative and complementary therapies that focus on the mind, body and spirit. These therapies often enhance a patient’s quality of life and may even complement their medical care. Therapies include Reiki Therapy, Integrated Awareness®, Massage, Acupuncture, and Natural Solutions. All therapies are offered free of charge. Our Calendar provides a complete listing of these therapies and when they are offered.

Partnerships are essential to our success and the Utah Cancer Foundation works closely with a number of community partners including Image Reborn, Reel Recovery, Intermountain Therapy Animals, Heart and Soul, the American Cancer Society, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Please see our Calendar for a listing of events and programs offered in conjunction with our community partners.

Fatigue is the most common side effect of cancer treatment, occurring in over 90% of patients. To assist patients in dealing with this often overwhelming side effect of their treatment, our newest program, Housekeeping Helpers, offers low-cost housecleaning services. To learn more about this program, please click on Housekeeping Helpers.