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Oct 12

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Volunteer of the Month: Tito

“I got involved with CSC to earn community service hours for a class at school called AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination). It’s a class about college readiness, and teaches organization and prioritization of time. My mom is a cancer patient and a member of CSC and suggested getting more involved with the ...

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Oct 09

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Volunteer of the Month: Zainy Naveed

“I stumbled upon CSCNT through school as I was looking for places to volunteer and give back to my community. I did not know at the time that I was about to meet some of the kindest people on earth who eventually would be like family. I work as a hostess for the clubhouse so […]

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Oct 01

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Health Insurance Appeals Process

Health Insurance – Appeals Process Insurance denials can occur when dealing with such a complex issue, such as cancer. Reasons for denials can vary from things like coding mistakes to more information needed from the doctor. ALWAYS ATTEMPT A HEALTH INSURANCE APPEAL. There are a few steps to filing an internal appeal, but in ...

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Sep 27

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October Texas Trivia!

More wool comes from the state of Texas than any other state in the United States!

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Aug 27

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What do I Eat?

What do I Eat? Food and Nutrition can be an important topic of conversation when someone is diagnosed with cancer. Before you begin doing the research on yourself check with your doctor and see if they have any recommendations. Some oncology clinics may have registered dieticians that can help you address any concerns you have […]

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Aug 02

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Volunteer of the Month: Ronald Smith

“T’ai Chi and Qigong are esoteric Chinese practices that I have studied for 20 years and taught for 13. A colleague at North Park YMCA, Diane Morrow, who also volunteers at the North Texas Cancer Support Community, suggested that I could volunteer to teach classes. Her suggestion came just after my youngest sister succumbed ...

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Aug 02

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August Texas Trivia!

Q: What is the least populated county in Texas? A: “The least populated U.S. county is Loving County, TX with only 82 residents. Its territory however, is larger than Hong Kong and Singapore combined.”

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Aug 02

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August Newsletter

Click here to download our August 2018 newsletter. Questions? Call (214) 345-8230

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Aug 01

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Legal Resources and Cancer

Legal Resources and Cancer “Legal” is not usually the first word that comes time mind when you have a cancer diagnosis. The focus when initially diagnosed tends to be on treatment and the next steps. There are several paths in which you may have to access legal resources: * Disability * Employment Concerns * Health […]

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Jul 19

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August Newsletter

Download the August Newsletter here!    

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Jul 05

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Volunteer of the Month: Kendall Childers

I started volunteering at CSC through their relationship with the Junior League of Dallas in 2014 and have selected CSC as my placement every year since. When I was searching for a placement my first year with Junior League I knew I wanted to go somewhere that was making a difference in a community I […]

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Jul 02

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Advocacy and Cancer

Advocacy and Cancer There are moments in time when a major life event can spark the motivation to make change. The need for change often arises when people experience roadblocks and frustrations while dealing with this new and sometimes unexpected event. A cancer diagnosis can in many situations cause a ripple effect that can ...

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Jun 25

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2nd Annual Business, Breakthroughs and Future of Cancer Care

Join us for the 2nd Annual Business, Breakthroughs and Future of Cancer Care A Take on Cancer Together Initiative Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | Eisemann Center Open to the Public | FREE of Charge | CEU’s, CNE’s & CECH’s Offered 3.5 Contact Hours for Nurses, Social Workers, Professional Counselors & Health Education ...

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Jun 19

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Where can you get a Texas-sized steak for FREE in Texas?!

Texas Trivia! The Big Texan Steak Ranch Restaurant in Amarillo serves a 4½ pound steak for free, if you can eat it in an hour.

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