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Jan 02

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2018 Member Survey

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Jan 02

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Medication Applications for your Phone

Medication App Reminders A cancer diagnosis comes with a lot of information, and in many cases, new medicines you have to take in addition to your treatment. Whether they are meds for pain management or to help with some of the side effects of chemo, they will likely be more than you used to take […]

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Nov 27

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Disability Resources

Resources for Disabilities The Americans Disabilities Act defines a disability “as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, a person who has a history or record of such an impairment, or a person who is perceived by others as having such an impairment.” For cancer patients some ...

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Nov 27

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Volunteer of the Month: Vivian Partridge

I have been a member of CSC for several years after successfully surviving breast cancer initially diagnosed in February 2014. As a member of the CSC, I attend many of the activities, lectures and support groups offered in the Collin County Clubhouse. I have developed many friendships over the past few years and these new ...

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Nov 12

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Fletcher Family Story

My name is Melissa Fletcher and my husband Aaron was diagnosed with Stage 4 Chromophobe Kidney Cancer last February.  As our journey through kidney cancer moved overwhelmingly fast, Aaron’s health turned from bad to worse in a blink of an eye.  I quickly realized I needed to find a support group for my 10 year […]

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Oct 31

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Open Enrollment Information

Open Enrollment Open Enrollment is here. 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. How to understand the basics of an insurance plan. Insurance can be very complex. Understanding how your […]

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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 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

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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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