Living beyond bladder cancer
Our team is committed to helping to you live well long after your bladder cancer treatment. We are here to support the whole patient – physically, emotionally and spiritually – throughout the cancer journey.
Miami Cancer Institute's Survivorship Program will help you heal and recover from your treatment, as well as show you how to thrive as a cancer survivor. The program provides support groups for you and your loved ones, educational programs and follow-up care resources.
Bladder cancer treatment can sometimes affect bladder, bowel and sexual function, and our team will work closely with you to address any concerns or side effects you may experience during or after treatment.
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With an emphasis on healing, recovery, wellness and disease prevention, Miami Cancer Institute’s Survivorship Program team is right there with you as you move into the next phase of your life.
We were able to remove her bladder completely and use her own intestines to create an artificial bladder
Ringing of the bell
A bright silver bell hangs in the lobby of Miami Cancer Institute. The ringing of the bell signals the end of active treatment. This tradition was started by rear admiral in the U.S. Navy, Irve Le Moyne, who was undergoing radiation for head and neck cancer. He planned to follow a Navy tradition of ringing a bell to signify “when the job was done.” Now nearly all facilities have a similar bell that patients can ring to mark the end of treatment.