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Dec 04

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How do I get where I need to be?

How do I get where I need to be? Transportation is always critical in DFW but becomes even more important when you have a medical illness and need to get to your treatment or have procedures done. Creativity may be key, especially if you find you unable to drive yourself. Let’s explore some options within […]

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Nov 20

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Volunteer of the Month: Kathleen Groppe

Kathleen Groppe likes to describe herself as a scientist and world traveler turned ranch manager and jewelry designer. She can now add “breast cancer survivor” to her description. In July of 2016, as a result of her annual mammogram, Kathy was diagnosed with breast cancer. In the subsequent year, she had a biopsy, CAT scan, […]

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Nov 08

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Volunteer of the Month: Micaiah Galpin

Volunteer of the Month: Micaiah Galpin   Micaiah is currently an active member of the Junior League of Dallas. After moving to Dallas four years ago, Micaiah wanted a way to be more involved in her community and to support causes that she is passionate about. Losing loved ones to cancer inspired Micaiah to volunteer […]

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Nov 08

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Hear from the Cancer Resource Specialist: Relaxation

Relaxation You hear it so many times while you are in the treatment stages for cancer. “You need to relax, try not to stress.” Easier said than done when you are having to deal with things like: insurance, finances, side effects and for some, work. For a lot of people getting out of the environment […]

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Oct 17

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Rock the Red Door Benefit Concert

Visit RockTheRedDoor.com to purchase your tickets! HandBid online auction will go live Saturday, October 21st!

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Oct 09

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Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment Open Enrollment is just around the corner for many people. Now is a great time to compare plans to determine your potential medical expenses for the coming year. Below are some tips and suggestions when looking at the new plans for 2018. Will you still be in treatment for cancer in 2018? Take […]

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Sep 19

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Hear from the Volunteer: Anne Brady

Meet October’s Volunteer of the Month Anne Brady I am a retired RISD school teacher and I learned about CSCNT through a friend. I enjoy working at the hostess desk because I get to greet members and visitors to the clubhouse. I enjoy making reminder calls to members about upcoming events and chit-chatting with everyone […]

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Sep 13

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One Run 2017 Press Release

For Immediate Release Contact: Melissa Flynn | 843.817.7653 Melflynn0@gmail.com Cancer Support Community North Texas Announces 7th Annual 5K “One Run” DALLAS, TX (August 8, 2017) — On Saturday, September 23, 2017, walkers and runners from across the DFW area can support many cancers by participating in a single run – the 7th ...

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Sep 12

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Hear from the Cancer Resource Specialist

Conferences and Seminars September and October are usually busy months for local organizations who host educational opportunities. I wanted to take a moment and to highlight some of the upcoming events. Living your Best Life North Texas Cancer Expo When: September 16th 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Where: Omni Hotel 555 S. Lamar Street ...

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Aug 31

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HURRICANE HARVEY CANCER PATIENTS/FAMILIES SUPPORT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: CSC National HQ – Henry Duong HDuong@cancersupportcommunity.org | 626-283-9563 CSC North Texas – Melissa Flynn Melissa@melissaflynnpr.com | 843-817-7653 HURRICANE HARVEY CANCER PATIENTS/FAMILIES SUPPORT: SUPPORT HOTLINE, RESOURCES, ONCOLOGY SERVICES   DALLAS, TX (August 31, 2017) – ...

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Aug 28

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¡Pide ayuda!

¡Pide ayuda! Es mas facil decir que hacerlo. ¿verdad? ¿Qué pasa si la gente dice que no? ¿Qué van a pensar mis amigos? No quiero imponer mis problemas a otros. No quiero contarle a la gente mis problemas personales. Mis amigos no querrán ayudar. ¿Cómo empiezo a preguntar? Cuando se trata de una enfermedad inesperada, […]

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Aug 25

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Consejos de la Especialista en Recursos de Cancer

Este mes de septiembre marcará el 2º aniversario de mi posición como Especialista en Recursos de Cáncer. En ese corto tiempo me he dado cuenta de que en muchos casos el acceso a recursos para la persona con cáncer puede ser un proceso. En algunos casos puede ser que no sepa a quién preguntar o […]

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Aug 03

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Hear from the Cancer Resource Specialist…

Ask for help! Easier said than done, right? What if people say no? What will my friends think? I don’t want to impose my problems on others? I don’t want to tell people my business. My friends won’t want to help? How do I begin to ask? When dealing with an unexpected illness such as […]

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