McKayla Benson wanted to do a service project for her senior year of high school. She focused her project on something she loves—music.
Creative Arts Posts
Research shows that art activities provide measureable health benefits to people at all stages of the cancer journey, letting them live better and healthier lives.
Our patients helped us create a summer playlist of inspirational songs, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love.
Music therapy is an evidence-based practice that harnesses the power of music to improve quality of life in people dealing with illness. Learn how music therapy can benefit people going through cancer treatment.
Gratitude is a spiritual act practiced around the world by religious and non-religious people. Being grateful may benefit more than just life outlook. Studies show that practicing gratitude can contribute to a sense of wellbeing, promote healing, and help with coping in difficult situations such as cancer treatment.
Come and let your body enjoy the health benefits from laughter. Whole Body Laughter includes breathing techniques and games designed to encourage playfulness and well-being. This is not a high-energy activity.
In 2005 the YourStory: Record and Remember project began a partnership with Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) to record the life story of any person with cancer who requested this service. To date, more than 1,200 individuals have recorded their personal histories, providing both a lasting legacy for their families and friends and a time of reflection during the treatment process.