Our team is here to support you physically, emotionally and spiritually. Cancer support services at Miami Cancer Institute round out your care and promote healing and wellness.
Support services we provide include:
- Support groups for patients and family members.
- Psychosocial oncology to help you manage cancer-related depression and anxiety.
- Nutrition and exercise counseling to strengthen your body and help you feel better.
We also encourage you to visit the Cancer Patient Support Center at Miami Cancer Institute – a therapeutic environment located on the third floor of the Institute’s west wing.
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.
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.