Caring for People Confronting Cancer

Resources Available to Patients


This list is made available to you as a collection of possible resources that you may find useful. Inclusion on this list does not imply an endorsement by Utah Cancer Specialist, nor does it guarantee services will be available.

Free or Low Cost Medical Services:

Free or low-cost services to women who meet the qualifications of the program. For women who are within the age criteria and or meet income guidelines. The cost of the exams will be based on a sliding fee scale, determined by annual income. Vouchers given to women who meet the qualifications of the program.


Cancer Care
1-800-813-HOPE (4673)
275 7th Avenue
New York City, NY 10001
Provides telephone, online and face-to-face counseling, support groups, education, publications and financial co-payment assistance program.

Support Groups:

Cancer Rehabilitation Center
(801) 456-9898
7390 Creek Rd #104,
Sandy, UT 84093
Physical Therapy For Cancer

Survivor Wellness House
(801) 236-2294
59 South 1100 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84106

Health and wellness services available:

  • Acupuncture
  • Massage
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Reiki
  • Support Groups

Support groups for adults, your adults, parents of children with cancer, caregivers, children and teens with cancer and life coaching.

Other Resources:

Centered City Yoga
(801) 521-9642
926 East 900 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Classes for patients and survivors.

Casting for Recovery
(406) 624-6583
109 East Oak Street, Suite 1G
Bozeman, MT 59715
Fly Fishing retreats for women living with breast cancer.

Reel Recovery
160 Brookside Road
Needham, MA 02492
Free fly fishing retreats for men living with all forms of cancer.

Heal Courageously
(801) 819-2380
The Heal Courageously project gives patients, caregivers and survivors the opportunity to document their journey through illness through photographs.

Pantene Beautiful Lengths
Accepts hair donations for real hair wigs. All donated hair is made into wigs for women fighting cancer.

Thin Hair Thick
Offers unique custom services.

  1. Online website purchases.
  2. Traveling in-home compassionate service provider for personal fittings.
  3. Online video consult.
    Additionally, we would like to offer your clients a unique promo code for $75 dollars off using PROMO CODE: UCS75 –this will make an online video consult free or it can be applied to a future purchase.

Locks of Love
Accepts hair donations for real hair wigs.

Financial Support:

Utah Independent Living Center
(801) 466-5565
3445 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Wheelchairs, shower benches, etc. Loans patients equipment until they can purchase, have repaired or funding becomes available.

Modest Needs
(844) 667-3776
120 East 23rd Street, Floor 5
New York, NY 10010
Provides short-term financial assistance to individuals and families in temporary crisis.

Good Days
(877) 968-7233
Helps patients with limited means.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Co-pay assistance program (for blood cancers)

Cancer Support Community
Provides support and education to those effected by cancer. Several websites for resources.

Patient Access Network Foundation
Financial assistance, and information for patients with chronic or life threating illness.

Komen Treatment Assistance Program
For patients that have been diagnosed are in active treatment for breast cancer.

Patient Advocate Foundation
Co-Pay relief for breast cancer patients.

Medication Assistance Tool



Traveling Assistance:

Road to Recovery
The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery program provides transportation to and from treatment for people with cancer who do not have a ride or can’t drive themselves.

Air Travel:

Corporate Angel Network
Arranges free air transportation for people with caner traveling to treatment using empty seats on other resources.

Wigs and Headcovers:
Creative Wigs
1073 East 3300 South
Salt lake City, UT 84106

10318 South Redwood Road
South Jordan, UT 84095

Hats with Hearts
530 West 9460 South, #4
Sandy, UT 84070

Head Covers by Joni
In-house beautician – 20% patient discount
2286 East 3300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84109

Jean Paree
4041 South 700 East, Suite 2
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Closed Monday

Paulus Hair Restoration Group
5635 South Waterbury way, #201
Salt Lake City, UT 84109

Steve’s Wig Boutique
2039 East 3300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84109

Utah County
Lynne’s Wig Boutique
194 North West State Road
American Fork, UT 84003

Washington County
Creative Wigs & Toupees
900 South Bluff St
Saint George, UT 84770

Other Resources:

American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society Wig Closets offer free, ne wigs (real hair or synthetic) in a variety of styles and colors. Turbans and hats are also available. To schedule an appointment at the location closet to you, call toll free 1-800-227-2345, or go online: www.cancer.or (they have 6 locations all across Utah)

Good Wishes
Heavenly Hats
Free hats



LACE by Louise
344 South 500 West #2
Bountiful, UT 84010

Petersen Medical
230 North State Street
Orem, UT 84057

Salt Lake County
Carol’s Mastectomy Shop
3165 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115

Online Resources:

Educating yourself about cancer is important. These trusted sites can help.

The National Cancer Institute is a government agency, providing information on various types of cancer (

The American Cancer Society gives detailed information on about a wide variety of cancers. (

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network, and alliance of cancer centers, provides patient-oriented information on common cancers. (

American Society of Clinical Oncology, and organization of health care professionals, maintains a web site for cancer patients. (

Susan G Komen for the Cure provides research funding to find the causes and cures for breast cancer, advocates action on breast cancer issues, addresses disparities in breast cancer treatments across populations and offers helpful patient information. (

American Society of Hematology is a site devoted to educating both patients and medical professionals about blood cancers. (

Oncology Nursing Society provides patient education information about cancer and patient support resources. (

Patient Advocacy Foundation provides mediation and arbitration services to patients to remove obstacles to healthcare including medical debt crisis, insurance access issues and employment issues. (

MedlinePlus, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides information about a variety of cancers and Clinical Trials. (

CancerCare provides free support services for patients (

Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups works to improve survival by participation in clinical trials. (

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship is a survivor-led advocacy group. (

Association of Community Cancer Centers advocates for and offers information about cancer survivorship. (

The American Society of Clinical Oncology offers information from the world’s leading oncology professionals.

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. Links to patient and medical information.