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.
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.
Caregiver’s Support Group
- Time: Noon – 1 p.m. on the last Wednesday of the month
Living with Cancer Support Group
- Time: 2 – 3 p.m. every other Tuesday
Living With Breast Cancer Support Group
- An open discussion and/or featured speaker(s).
- Time: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month
Men Fighting Cancer Together
- Time: 10 – 11 a.m. on the second Friday of the month
Young Women with Cancer Support Group
- For women 45 and younger
- Time: 6 – 7 p.m., twice a month on Mondays
- All support groups meet in the Calcagnini Center for Mindfulness at Jupiter
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:
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction classes in collaboration with the University
of Massachusetts Center for Mindfulness
- Tai chi
- Massage therapy
- Music therapy
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. Speak to any of the nursing
or radiation staff caring for you and request a visit with the dietitian.
For outpatient medical nutrition services, 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 and Bereavement Services
Bereavement Support Group
- For anyone who has lost a loved one or is experiencing grief.
- Time: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. on the first and third Monday of the month
- Place: The Chapel (off the south lobby)
- Please RSVP by calling 561-263-4457
- 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
- A complimentary, proven-effective, six-week smoking cessation class. Join
others in your effort to stop smoking.
- Place: Jupiter Medical Center, Raso Education Center, 1226 S. Old Dixie
- Please RSVP by calling 877-819-2357 to register for the next six-week session.
Look Good - Feel Better
Jupiter Medical Center and the American Cancer Society offer skin care,
makeup techniques and hair care for patients undergoing treatment. Patients
receive a beautiful cosmetic kit, along with expert tips from a salon
- Time: 1 – 3 p.m. on the first Monday of the month
- Place: Auxiliary Conference Room (located in modular adjacent to the Cancer Center)
- Please RSVP by calling 800-227-2345. Registration at least two weeks prior
to the session is requested.
Jupiter Medical Center’s Auxiliary provides Motor Aid, offering complimentary
transportation to Jupiter Medical Center and any medical facility associated
with it including:
- Ella Milbank Foshay Cancer Center
- Cary Grossman Health & Wellness Center
- Diabetes Education & Outpatient Nutrition Services
- Outpatient Imaging at the Jupiter Medical Center Outpatient Campus
- Margaret W. Niedland Breast Center at the Jupiter Medical Center Outpatient Campus
- Pain Management
- Sleep Center
- Wound Care & Hyperbarics
Motor Aid is for patients who are able to get into and out of vehicles
without assistance and for patients who are living within our specified
geographic area. For more information about Jupiter Medical Center’s
Motor Aid service, please call 561-263-3473.
Cancer survivors often face many challenges as a result of their cancer
diagnosis and treatment. Those challenges include fear of recurrence,
anxiety, fatigue, difficulty sleeping, and maintaining a balanced and
a healthy lifestyle. The Survivorship Program offers a lecture series
that helps cancer survivors face these challenges, providing education,
resources and support. For more information or meeting dates, call 561-263-4400.
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
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.
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