is the new Gilda’s Desert Cities


Our new name reinforces our commitment of collaboration and partnership with a coalition of individuals, foundations, and cancer service organizations.

We offer support for cancer patients and their families. We welcome men, women, teens and children who are coping with all types of cancer.


We Support Cancer Patients and Their Families AT NO COST:

Professionally led support groups
stress reduction
Mind-body stress reduction classes
Library, community resources
Lectures and workshops
Healthy Living Nutrition Program
Special community and holiday events

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Upcoming Events

  • Sprint, don’t jog – Why Exercise Intensity is the Key to Health and Vitality

    Exercise before, during and after cancer treatments is one of the best ways you can take care of yourself.  Join this seminar with Dr. Mark Smith.

  • Medical Qigong Therapy

    Join us for an inspiring discussion led by Medical Qigong Therapist, Natasa Meyer, to learn what creates imbalance and blockage in the body and how Medical Qigong can support the self-healing process.

  • Reiki Workshop

    Join us to learn what a Reiki treatment protocol is like as well as some simple techniques you can use for yourself.

  • Old Bags Luncheon 2018

    An invitation-only fundraising event featuring a silent auction of new, gently used and vintage designer handbags.

    Old Bags Luncheon CancerPartners

Eating for Wellness

Nutrition for Living with Cancer and Beyond

We meet once a week for 5 months to give you the nutrition smarts you need to make informed food and lifestyle choices for you and your family.

Eating for Wellness is a Healthy Living Program (HeLP) funded in part by Desert Healthcare District

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The group’s individuals are precious, wonderful people of great compassion and courage. Their openness and sometimes their humor have enriched my life in ways I didn’t know I needed.

—Mary P.

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