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Member story: Helping Jim understand a cancer diagnosis

Every day, Health Advocate helps people across the country improve their health, reduce their healthcare costs, meet health and wellness goals, and so much more. Here’s the story of one member, Jim, and how Health Advocate helped him understand his cancer diagnosis as well as what to do next.

The problem:

Jim needed help understanding his recent prostate cancer diagnosis, and was anxious about its long-term effects on his health.

How Health Advocate helped:

Jim called his Personal Health Advocate for help. His Personal Health Advocate:

  • Located a top cancer treatment center and specialist in Jim’s area
  • Scheduled the earliest appointment
  • After learning of his anxiety, transitioned Jim to an EAP Licensed Professional Counselor, who arranged a series of counseling sessions to help him better manage his stress

For Health Advocate members

If you are a Health Advocate member with access to our health Advocacy and/or EAP+Work/Life services, please give us a call or log on to your member website to access personalized help managing stress, understanding a diagnosis, and so much more.