Supportive Oncology

Supportive Oncology Provider

Outpatient Palliative Care

The UF Health Supportive Oncology Program is designed with you in mind. By combining integrative medicine and palliative supportive care with conventional oncology, we offer a holistic approach to cancer care that focuses on improving quality of life for you and your family.

Being diagnosed with cancer is not easy. No matter what stage of your journey, we can help you along the way. We offer a wide array of services, including:

  • Guidance and counseling on your condition and various treatment options.
  • Assistance with pain and symptom management.
  • Integrative medicine consultation, including acupuncture, medication, massage therapy and botanical production and dietary supplement options.
  • Spiritual and emotional support.
  • Enhancing the conversation among you, your loved ones and your health care team.
  • Advanced care planning.

Supportive Oncology Health Materials

Wellness Classes

  • Meditation for Beginners
    Every Monday, 4:30 – 5:00 p.m.
    The Sanctuary of Silence and Peace
    UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital
    Room 2002 (South Campus)
  • Qigong for Wellbeing
    Every Monday, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
    Criser Cancer Resource Center
    UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital
    Room 1302 (South Campus)
  • Gentle Yoga for Health
    Every Wednesday, 4:15 – 5:15 p.m.
    Criser Cancer Resource Center
    UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital
    Room 1302 (South Campus)
  • Cancer Support and Wellness Series
    Second Monday of each month
    10 a.m. to noon
    The Conference Center at Wilmot Gardens – University of Florida
    2023 SW Mowry Road, Gainesville FL 32611