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South Austin Patient Support Services

Treating cancer and blood disorders goes beyond medicine. Austin Central has a wide range of support services for you and your caregivers. Our services include:

Educational Services

We provide one-on-one chemotherapy teaching sessions with one of our advanced practice providers for patients and their caregivers prior to initiation of treatment.

Nutritional Services

Nutritional services that cannot be managed by our team are referred to several qualified nutrition specialists that will work with you and your insurance plan

Support Groups

We're affiliated with the Look Good Feel Better program and other support groups.

Breast Cancer Support Meet-up
Every 4th Thursday of the month between 6:00pm and 7:30pm in the conference room on the 2nd floor. Contact Melissa Ruiz at 512-580-4498 for more information.

Empower Your Recovery Survivorship Program
Five week support group program for cancer survivors who have completed treatment within the past two years. This free program has weekly topics addressing the needs of those in the process of navigating the shift between being a patient to being a survivor. This program is facilitated by Texas Oncology social workers. For more information, please contact 512-912-2776.

SPOHNC: Support for People with Oral, Head and Neck Cancers
Every 1st Tuesday of the month in the conference room on the 2nd floor. Contact Vanessa Pettijohn, LCSW at 512-912-2776 or vanessa.pettijohn@usoncology.com for more information.

Volunteer Programs

We’re pleased to offer an active volunteer program supported with the assistance of trained individuals from the Breast Cancer Resource Center, the American Cancer Society, and Cancer Connection. Please call the center at 512-447-2202 and ask for Lauren Brandt for more information on volunteering.

Where to Eat

Chili’s Bar & Grill
701 E. Stassney Lane
Austin, Texas 78745
512-326-1900

Logan’s Roadhouse
701 E. Stassney Lane Bldg C
Austin, Texas 78745
512-912-8702

Macaroni Grill
701 E. Stassney Lane Bldg B
Austin, Texas 78745
512-693-9076

Souper! Salad!
4211 S. Lamar Suite A-30
Austin, Texas 78704
512-441-6958

Where to Stay

Courtyard by Marriott Austin South
4533 South Interstate Highway 35
Austin, Texas 78744
512-912-1122

La Quinta Inn and Suites at Mopac
4424 South Mopac Expressway
Austin, Texas 78735
800-531-5900

Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark
4140 Governors Row
Austin, Texas 78744
512-448-2222

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