EIRMC Cancer Resource Center
Located inside EIRMC’s Cancer Center, we provide a host of services to cancer patients and their families, such as an assortment of hats and wigs, low-cost lodging and access to a wealth of information and support groups.
Location: 3245 Channing Way, Idaho Falls, ID 83404
Phone: (208) 227-2732
Look Good Feel Better
This support group is for women over 18 who are receiving cancer treatment. Members receive a consultation with a licensed cosmetologist, a makeup kit valued at over $200, wigs, hats, scarves, and products to care for their skin, hair and nails. All of this is free of charge.
When: The group meets from 5:30 to 7:30pm, the second Tuesday of every month
Location: Cancer Resource Center
Phone: Contact Jeanne Staten at (208) 529-8302
Women’s Support Group
This support group is for women who are cancer survivors.
When: The group meets at 7:00pm the third Tuesday of every month
Location: Keeffer’s Island, 780 Lindsay Blvd Idaho Falls, ID
Phone: Contact Amy Schmutz at (208) 542-0875
Cancer patients in town for treatments or medical appointments can find affordable lodging in furnished apartments at various establishments in Idaho Falls. The lodging packages also include food.
Phone: Contact Debbie Henscheid at (208) 542-6200
Road to Recovery
This group associated with the American Cancer Society provides free transportation to and from medical appointments for cancer patients who might not be able afford a ride by other means. Four business days’ notice is required.
Phone: Contact American Cancer Society 800-227-2345 (available 24 hours a day)
This organization provides an opportunity for women whose lives have been affected by breast cancer to gather in a natural setting and learn the sport of fly fishing. The retreats also offer an opportunity to meet new friends, network, exchange information, and have fun.
Relay for life is the signature fundraising event for the American cancer Society. Please join us for a community-wide event to celebrate, remember and fight back.