• Cancer Navigators, Inc.

    Cancer Navigators, Inc.

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    About Us

    Cancer Navigators, a community-based nonprofit organization established in 2006, serves as a complement to the medical expertise of cancer care providers by guiding those affected by cancer toward a better understanding of diagnosis and care and connecting them with needed resources in their journey – free of charge.

    Free services available to cancer patients include:
    - Social Support Services - CN patient navigators assist patients with insurance and financial services – completing applications for Medicare, Medicaid, Disability, and SSI; also researching potential patient grants based on specific cancer diagnosis and employment history
    - Counseling - A licensed clinical social worker is on staff to counsel patients
    - Complementary Care Program - Massage, Acupressure, Music Therapy, Stress Management
    - Nutrition - Referrals (local & state) to provide food to cancer patients; Liquid nutrition (Ensure, Boost, Glucerna) is available to patients; One-on-one nutrition counseling with a licensed dietitian
    - Transportation - Gas card or bus voucher for transportation to treatments
    - Medical Supplies & Wigs, Caps, Hats
    - Transformations Retreat Series - Day long & multi-day residential retreats
    - Weekly Stress Management Patient Support Group
    - Paint Out Cancer Monthly Art Therapy
    - Monthly Caregiver Support Group
    - iTHRIVE Personalized Plan For Cancer Prevention After Treatment

    Images

    Cancer Navigators & St. Mary's Church spreading holiday cheer to patients' families
    Dr. Matt Mumber & Dan Sweitzer
    Sarah Husser and Buddy Bagley at annual motorcycle ride for Cancer Navigators
    2018 Daisy Drop at Cast Off Against Cancer
    Cancer Navigators' counselor hugging a cancer survivor
    Cancer Navigators Volunteers