Programs and Services
Adapted from traditional Chinese medicine, this technique uses fine needles inserted through the skin to help lessen pain and nausea caused by cancer and its treatment.
Artist in Residence
Art is a means of self-expression and communication. Learning about and creating art can increase empathy and perception.
Expressing emotions, thoughts, and fears can help in a stressful situation. In this group, patients are encouraged to write about topics such as cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Learn how to prepare nutritious foods to improve your health and wellbeing, and enjoy samples of delicious recipes.
Personal Optimism With Exercise Recovery (POWER)
Physical activity can help manage common cancer-related symptoms and side effects such as fatigue and weakness. Cancer patients in POWER receive a personalized exercise prescription. Classes and seasonal activities include core and stretch, creative dance, group circuit, hiking, pilates, resistance training, road biking, rowing, snowshoesing, yoga, and zumba.
Cancer survivors lead two gardening projects: one is choosing and planting flowers in flower beds on the cancer hospital’s patio, and the other is producing short web-casts to help survivors create their own healing garden spaces at home.
This practice of inner concentration uses mental images and suggestions to help manage pain, nausea, stress, and anxiety. It may also help patients prepare for and recover from surgery.
Look Good, Feel Better
Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, this free class teaches female cancer patients beauty techniques to manage side effects of cancer treatment such as hair loss. Participants receive a free cosmetics kit.
Massage is a healing therapy practiced around the world. It can help relieve muscle tension, reduce stress, and bring calmness. We offer several different types of massage including Swedish, craniosacral, Jin Shin Jyustu®, and lymphatic drainage.
Mind-Body Skills Group
Restore a sense of peace and well-being and reduce the pain and stress of cancer in this class. Learn breath, sound, and meditation techniques to practice at home.
Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE)
Created by Eric Garland, PhD, MORE aims to treat chronic pain, unhealthy habits, anxiety, and depression by helping increase self-control and mental flexibility.
Personalized nutrition counseling is available for people with all types of cancer. Our dietitians help with many nutrition topics including managing treatment-related side effects, weight changes, use of vitamins and supplements, and dietary needs for cancer survivors.
Pediatric Cancer Late Effects Clinic
This clinic helps survivors of childhood cancer stay healthy and informed. Patients can review past treatments, learn about possible late effects, and get referrals to specialists if they have new medical problems. Call 801-585-7180.
Supportive Care and Stress Reduction
Provided by Patient and Family Support, services such as one-on-one and family counseling, support groups, and stress reduction classes can be helpful and healing.
This program helps patients and their loved ones record memories of their lives. A trained facilitator guides the process and produces a professional-quality CD.
Weight Reduction Programs
Our weight reduction programs are available for breast and endometrial cancer patients. One program focuses on changes in diet and exercise to reduce weight and increase health. The other focuses on combining psychosocial strategies with changes in diet and exercise. We are conducting a study to compare the effectiveness of these two programs.