We invite you to participate in our support programs. Aventura Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only facility in Miami-Dade county offering all of the American Cancer Society signature programs. Please call 305-682-2151 for more information.
Patient Support Group:
For individuals currently undergoing treatment.
Family/Caregiver Support Group:
For significant others, family members, friends and caregivers of those affected by illness.
Cancer Support Group:
For anyone who has cancer, or is a survivor.
Survivor Support Group:
To help those manage post treatment issues through mutual support in recovery and life.
Nutrition Support Group:
To provide education on the interface between health issues and diet.
Tai Chi Exercise for Relaxation:
Meditative, movement-based program for reducing stress and enhancing quality of life. Co-sponsored by H2U.
Reiki Meditation Circle:
Deep relaxation and visualization based on Eastern techniques promoting quality of life enhancement. Co-sponsored by H2U.
Lymphedema Support Group:
For individuals interested in the prevention and treatment of lymphedema symptoms. Sponsored by Aventura Outpatient Rehab Center.
Bereavement Support Group:
For those experiencing either past or recent grief and loss. Sponsored by Vitas Hospice.
Smoking Cessation Support Group:
To assist those interested in quitting tobacco through mutual aid and education on modalities.
The following American Cancer Society programs are also offered at Aventura Comprehensive Cancer Center
I Can Cope:
A series of eight monthly sessions structured to provide factual information while enhancing individuals' abilities to cope. Attendance by reservation only.
Look Good…Feel Better:
Specific tips are presented to cancer patients by cosmetologists to enhance body image and self esteem. Attendance by reservation only.
Man-to-Man prostate support group:
Provides education and current information for patients, survivors and family.
Reach to Recovery:
A one-on-one support program for breast cancer patients provided by trained volunteer survivors who also facilitate access to other breast-related services.