The Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation provides $500 grants for complementary therapies while a patient is under a chemotherapy and/or radiation treatment plan for cancer.
Funds are paid directly to service providers, for the following five therapies: acupuncture, acupressure, therapeutic massage, guided/visual imagery, and deep breathing meditation.
The qualifications are as follows:
The application form requires that the patient’s cancer care physician sign the document. While obtaining the physician’s signature it is recommended that the patient discuss the therapy he/she is considering and ask any questions he/she may have. The physician may know about the therapy and be able to advise on its safety, use, and effectiveness.
Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation - NBC Bay Area Vista 3 1/2 minute interview. March 2009. Qualifications for cancer patients to apply for financial assistance is explained.
Camille Chabot - Beneficiary