Helpful Resources for Cancer Patients and Survivors

Cancer Navigation and Support

Cancer Support Now, Inc.:  Navigation, Support Groups, Support for Individuals with PTSD triggered by a cancer diagnosis; Contact:  Eleanor Schick, 255-0405, Sarah Contreras, 890-1205;

Oncology Massage

Daniel Castillo:  In home medical massage including localized pain reduction, improved circulation, scalp massage; Contact:  505-410-0104 (English and Spanish)

Tree of Life:  Massage for the complications of cancer and cancer treatment; Contact:  Chrystal Copeland, LMT, 205-9910; 5310 Homestead Rd. NE, Alb., 87110;

Everyday Help

Right at Home:  Professional caregiver services include preparation of nutritious meals, housekeeping, personal care, transportation to chemo and radiation appointments, errands, etc.  Contact:  266-5888, 6721 Academy NE, Alb., 87109;


American Cancer Society Gift Closet:  Free wigs, wig accessories, turbans, hats, headbands, scarves, etc.; also Look Good Feel Better workshops to help with appearance related side effects of cancer treatment (skin and nail care, cosmetics, wigs and turban, etc.); Contact:  260-2105;,8500 Menaul NE, Alb., 87112;


High Desert Yoga:  Classes, Workshops, Retreats, Healing Arts Center, also Yoga for Cancer Care; Contact: 505-232-9642; 4600 Copper NE, Alb., 87108;

Movies…for Entertainment, Inspiration, and Comic Relief! 

Google the following for suggestions:

  • IMBd:  Movies about Cancer
  • Alberta Cancer Foundation:  The 10 Best Cancer Themed Movies
  • Made Man:  10 Movies for Cancer Patients
  • Huffington Post:  Top 10 Movies to Watch during Chemo
  • Review St. Louis:  The 6 Best Cancer Comedies of All Time
  • Everyday Health:  11 Funny Movies to Help Ease Pain
  • Lori Hope:  To Laugh
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