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Jupiter Medical Center offers comprehensive support services for cancer patients and their families. From patient navigation and psychosocial support, to extensive rehabilitation therapies to assist patients with the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual issues a cancer diagnosis brings.

Patient Navigation Services

At Jupiter Medical Center, you don’t have to face the challenge of cancer alone—we can help. Our complimentary patient navigation service can help and your family, by providing as much information, knowledge, support and guidance that you may need to manage a cancer diagnosis and treatment. No matter where you are in this journey, we respect what is most important to you and recognize that personalized and compassionate access to care enhances your quality of life and treatment procedures. Your navigator will collaborate with your doctors and treatment team so that you can receive comprehensive and concise updates on your condition.

Psychosocial Support

Oncology social workers are educated and skilled to assist with the psychological, social, emotional, and spiritual issues people face when dealing with cancer. They can help you find ways to get through the difficult times, offering support and teaching you skills to cope with challenges big and small. As an advocate for patients and families, our social worker focuses on your needs and can direct you to additional resources as needed.

Online Cancer Support Groups

Art Therapy Group featuring Megan Miller, ATR, Art Therapist with Creative Art Therapies of the Palm Beaches

Every Monday 3-4pm

Please visit www.zoom.us and enter meeting ID and passcode.

Meeting ID: 926 4863 6827 Passcode: Bv52zD

Music Therapy Group featuring Bree Gordon, MT-BC, Music Therapist with Creative Art Therapies of the Palm Beaches

Every Wednesday 3-4pm

Please visit www.zoom.us and enter meeting ID and passcode.

Meeting ID: 831 5260 6929 Passcode: 289592

Integrative Medicine

Integrative Medicine is an approach to medical care focusing on the whole person and recognizing the interactions of mind, body and spirit to optimize health and healing. Integrative therapies can help manage chronic conditions or major medical events. Jupiter Medical Center’s Calcagnini Center for Mindfulness offers the following classes on an ongoing basis:

  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction classes MBSR
  • Mindful Movement
  • Mindful Communication
  • Creative Mindfulenss
  • Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) for Health and Well-Being
  • Journaling: Mindfulness with a Pen

Registration is required for all classes, please visit the events section of this website to register.

For more information please call 561-263-MIND (6463).

Nutrition Counseling

When undergoing cancer treatment, it’s important to maintain optimal nutrition to keep you strong, improve the effectiveness of treatment, and prevent unnecessary complications. At any point during treatment you can request a visit with a dietitian who can help you develop a plan to nourish your body during treatment and recovery.

Jupiter Medical Center is pleased to offer a Free Virtual Plant Powered Nutrition Class each month. Email Mariel.Reed@jupitermed.com for you link to attend class online.

Speak to any of the nursing or radiation staff caring for you and request a visit with the dietitian or call 561-263-3986. For outpatient medical nutrition services for non-cancer patients, call 561-263-5067, option 3.

Oncology Rehabilitation Services

The Oncology Rehabilitation Program is designed to meet the unique needs of cancer patients and survivors. Our rehabilitation services program, which is staffed with a team of highly skilled professionals and features state-of-the-art equipment, can help you improve quality of life and regain independence. With a physician’s prescription, patients can receive a full range of rehabilitation therapy services, including specialized programs for lymphedema and urinary incontinence. For information about the program, or to schedule an appointment, please call 561-263-5775.

Pastoral Care

Pastoral Care

  • Available upon request. Meet with a member of the pastoral care team for emotional and spiritual support.
  • For more information, call 561-263-4457

Ongoing Support Programs

Smoking Cessation

  • Online Smoking Cessation Classes are currently offered by The Everglades Area Health Education Center as part of the Tobacco Free Florida initiative. New classes are added regularly.
  • Please RSVP by calling 877-819-2357 to register for the next six-week session.

You Can Support Local Cancer Care

While we are all touched by cancer at some point in our lives, new discoveries and novel therapies are turning the tide against this complex set of diseases. Should you or a loved one be diagnosed with cancer, you naturally seek care that incorporates the latest insights and technologies, while helping you meet the challenges of cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

This is exactly the type of care you can find today at Jupiter Medical Center—and tomorrow in our future facility, the Anderson Family Cancer Institute. Patients will have direct access to the science-driven diagnostics and therapies found in the nation’s most renowned health care institutions, all in one state-of-the-art facility.

The Anderson Family Cancer Institute will facilitate our patients’ access to world-class cancer care, while fostering comfort and well-being. Made possible by visionary gifts and the generous support of many champions and friends, this magnificent cancer institute will reward these investments many times over by enhancing the healthy vitality and strength of our community.

By supporting Jupiter Medical Center’s Anderson Family Cancer Institute, you will bring a new dimension of hope and healing to friends and neighbors who are affected by cancer, and provide a lasting legacy for our community. For more information, please visit jmcfoundation.com.