Our Program

Only the beginning…

Now in our 10th year, our family has grown to 10 programs in select hospitals across the country. For their grant year 2018-2019, we have awarded $173,00 in grants to 10 hospital programs. Most hospitals raise money to supplement our grants. We are continually striving to add more programs to more hospitals while spreading awareness of the power of integrative medicine. Meet our current 10 programs.

Northridge Hospital Medical Center (Northridge, CA)

FREE therapeutic massages for men and women with any type of cancer, inpatients and outpatients.

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Hartford Hospital (Hartford, CT)

FREE therapeutic massages, acupuncture, reflexology and yoga for all, as well as manicures and haircuts for inpatients. 

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Bon Secours St. Francis Cancer Center (Greenville, SC)

FREE therapeutic massages and yoga.

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UF Florida Health (Jacksonville, FL)

FREE therapeutic massages to cancer patients, including children, undergoing oncology therapy at the hospital. The UF Jacksonville Hospital primarily serves an inner-city area with very low-income, medically indigent individuals.

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Lynn Cancer Center at Boca Raton Regional Hospital (Boca Raton, FL)

FREE therapeutic massage for men and women with any type of cancer.

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UMass Memorial Health Alliance-Clinton Hospital (Fitchburg, MA)

FREE therapeutic massages, acupuncture and music therapy for outpatients.

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M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, TX)

FREE brief relaxation massages for both cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and their caregivers.

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Mercy Medical Center (Baltimore, MD)

FREE therapeutic massages, acupuncture, clinical skin treatments and facials cancer patients undergoing oncology treatment at their cancer center.

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Creticos Cancer Center of Advocate Masonic Health (Chicago, IL)

FREE therapeutic massages.

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MultiCare Regional Cancer Center (Tacoma, WA)

First program in Pacific Northwest providing FREE therapeutic massage for cancer patients at four regional sites: Auburn, Gig Harbor, Tacoma and Puyallup.

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”I can’t believe I’m sitting here getting chemo and feeling so good.”

-J.W. Lynn Cancer Institute

BRRH (Boca Raton, FL)

“ The massage therapist provided a back/neck/spine massage due to my posture, tension in shoulders, and pain between my shoulders. During the treatment she listened to her soul/intuition and provided relief that carried over to my soul&heart and left me with a smile, less stress, and NO PAIN between my shoulders. As a cancer warrior this lifted my spirit and I’m grateful for the opportunity Angie’s Spa provided me outside my Western medical treatment. I feel like a person who has cancer, not a cancer patient who is a person. Thank you.”

-J. Turner, Husband and Cancer Patient Hartford Hospital (Hartford,CT)

 

” This morning I experienced my first massage-wow! The tension is gone from my neck, shoulders and I feel warmth and rejuvenation. What a wonderful and restorative part of medical treatments. Thank you my back is still smiling,”

-P. Turner, Wife and Caregiver Hartford Hospital (Hartford, CT)

 

“I am very grateful for the massage therapy provided at Northridge Hospital’s Leavey Cancer Center. My cancer treatment procedure requires that I extend my left arm over my head and extend that position for extended periods of time. A long ago shoulder injury makes it painful for me to do this, but I know that relief is just around the corner from the caring and capable massage therapist always available after my procedure. It wouldn’t be an understatement to say that for me, this service has been invaluable. Thank you to massage therapists Fernando, Jassenia, and Kendra for easing my pain and Angie’s Spa for making it all possible. “

-M.S. cancer patient Northridge Medical Center (Northridge, CA)

“The massage therapists are so committed and compassionate. They create a warm atmosphere. When patients come they are scared, but the massage therapists make us feel better.”

-R.P. Cancer patient Lynn Cancer Institute, Boca Raton Regional Hospital (Boca Raton, FL)

“Angie’s Spa has been a WONDERFUL experience in my recovery from breast cancer. The staff and doctors are very caring. I would highly recommend to anyone recovering from any cancer illness who is trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle.”

-M.P. Cancer Patient Hartford Hospital (Hartford, CT)

“I am a lung cancer patient at Fitchburg Cancer Center(MA), my radiation treatment started on April 10, 2018. I could no longer swallow my own saliva. I could no longer eat or drink anything. My doctor at Dana Farber suggested a feeding tube be placed in me for the remainder of my radiation.

After 2 treatments of acupuncture within 48 hours my PAIN WAS GONE. I could swallow again and my pain went from 10+ to 0. This was my LIFE SAVER. I have now had 20 radiation treatments on my neck and throat PAIN FREE because of acupuncture. Thank you Acupuncture.”

-S. Lung cancer patient at Fitchburg Cancer Center (Fitchburg, MA)

“ My wife, Virginia, was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in August of 2014. The oncologist admitted Virginia the following week to Hartford Hospital(Hartford, CT) for intense chemotherapy treatments that lasted several months. Our nurse navigator, Barbara, was a Godsend and was sure to educate us as to the process and resources available to cancer patients at Hartford. One such resource was Angie’s Spa, a non-profit that works with their partner hospitals to provide free massage and other therapies to patients undergoing cancer care treatments. Barbara helped arrange for a massage session and that was the beginning of a wonderful friendship with her therapist. I would often call to check on her and was told she would have to call me back as she was getting a massage. Angie’s Spa introduced us to the benefit of this type of therapy. My wife once commented that it was “better than morphine.” Sadly, my V succumbed to her disease but she had a request as she was receiving hospice care in our home. “Do you think the massage therapist could make a house call?” Of course she did, not on Angie’s Spa dime, but we would have never met her  without the folks at Angie’s Spa. A few days before she passed I asked her if there was any particular cause that she wanted to name for donations. I think you know the answer.”

Bill Murphy

“After my Angie’s Spa massage treatments, it was like a weight had been lifted. You don’t realize how badly you need a massage until you get one. I wanted to take a nap; it was so relaxing. From the atmosphere of the MediSpa to the people, to the treatment itself, it’s all very relaxing and welcoming.” -J.H., patient at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, MD

“Joya, massage therapist, is wonderful. Kind, empathetic and highly qualified. What a wonderful surprise for my first day of chemotherapy.”-R.K.

“I am a cancer patient at the Leavey Cancer Center who recently went through radiation treatment. I want to express my sincere gratitude to Angie’s Spa for providing services that are so incredibly helpful for somebody going through cancer treatment. It was so nice to focus on something therapeutic and calming during a period of tremendous anxiety.”

-Karen Stein, Northridge Hospital Medical Center (Northridge, CA)