You’ll need follow-up care after treatment of a tracheal disease to ensure proper healing and to make sure the treatment was successful. We’ll let you know everything you need to do to take care of yourself. If needed, our physical and occupational therapists can help you restore function, increase mobility, and improve quality of life following treatment. You’ll also have access to services and support including:

Survivorship Program

Our survivorship program can provide education and support for you and your family.

Mental health support: Psychosocial oncology

Tracheal diseases can affect your quality of life, your family and your sense of self. Our team of psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed clinical social workers and chaplains can help you find healthy ways to cope and can treat anxiety, depression and other mental health illnesses or symptoms related to disease and treatment. We can also link you and your family with support groups and other resources in the community. Find out more.

Cancer Patient Support Center

On the third floor of our west wing, our patient support center is an 8,000 square-foot pavilion dedicated to your healing, wellness, education and recovery. You can take a healthy cooking class, practice mindfulness meditation, enjoy some art or music therapy, use our computer lab, or relax with others in our central gathering room. You may connect with others who are facing similar challenges. Find out more.

Integrative medicine

Our integrative medicine program offers acupuncture, acupressure, massage and other therapies and services to help you achieve balance of body and mind.
Support groups can:

Support groups can:

  • Help you feel better, more hopeful, and not so alone
  • Give you a chance to talk about your feelings and work through them
  • Help you deal with practical problems, such as problems at work or school
  • Help you cope with side effects of treatment

Survivorship Program

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.

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