On March 25th, LIVESTRONG presented its grand opening of the LIVESTRONG Cancer Navigation Center, located in East Austin, Texas. This community-based center provides free services for anyone diagnosed with cancer, their family and friends, and the health care professionals who work with them.The Navigation Center offers free support to anyone affected by cancer. Services include:

Emotional Support: assistance coping with a cancer diagnosis, help accessing support groups, as well as peer-to-peer connections

Fertility Risks and Preservation Options: information on fertility risks and help accessing discounted rates for fertility preservation options

Insurance, Employment and Financial Concerns: information on employment rights and benefits, financial assistance and debt management, including insurance and billing issues as well as medication co-pay assistance

Treatment Concerns: general cancer and treatment information, matching to clinical trialsOur very own Jonny Imerman, Aaron Hadley (Director of Operations), and Jim Higley (Mentor Angels and avid supporter) went to Austin for the grand opening. To read more about the trip from Jim, aka Bobblehead Dad, visit the Bobblehead Dad website.

Visit the LIVESTRONG website for more information on LIVESTRONG or the Navigation Center.