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Apr 14

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Wigging Out: To Wig or not to Wig?

WIGGING OUT: To wig or not to wig? Why consider a wig? While wigs can offer privacy, convenience or transformation; the decision to wear a wig, or not, is a personal one. This series is designed to give you the information you need to make a choice based on facts, not fear. Having good information can […]

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Mar 24

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Hear from the Volunteer: Susan Conway

Hear from the Volunteer: Susan Conway My name is Susan, and I just completed my first year volunteering for Cancer Support Community North Texas. When the Jr. League of Dallas placed me as a special event volunteer, I had no idea the amazing and memorable journey I was about to embark on with CSCNT and […]

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Mar 15

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Thank you: Letters to our Volunteers

We could not do what we do without the help of volunteers, and April is Volunteer Appreciation Month! Volunteers – what would we do without you?! April is Volunteer Appreciation month, so this is the perfect time to say a huge “Thank You” to our many volunteers who do so much for us. Our Board […]

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Mar 01

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Hear from the Volunteer: DeeDee Stead McCrary

Hear from our Junior League of Dallas volunteer, DeeDee… My name is DeeDee, and I have been a volunteer for Cancer Support Community North Texas (CSCNT) since 2008. When I first began, the Clubhouse was still called Gilda’s Club, named in tribute to former Saturday Night Live cast member Gilda Radner, who died of ovarian […]

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Feb 10

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Open to Options

Making a Cancer Treatment Decision That Is Right For You Making a decision about cancer treatment can be an overwhelming experience for many people. Important decisions need to be made about treatment for new or recurrent cancer as well as ending treatment. Sometimes it is hard to know what questions to ask the doctor. One […]

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Feb 02

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A Doctor-Survivor Learns About Hope

A Doctor-Survivor Learns About Hope Before my diagnosis, as a doctor of internal medicine I hoped my patients with treatable disease would enjoy the best possible outcomes. As a patient newly diagnosed with cancer, I wanted to feel hopeful of a full recovery and long life. Unfortunately, every textbook labelled my type of cancer ...

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Jan 26

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January Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

As January comes to a close, we’d like to take this opportunity to highlight Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. While cervical cancer mortality rates have fallen drastically since the 1970s, when it was the leading cause of death for women, nearly 13,000 women are still diagnosed with cervical cancer every year. It’s essential that ...

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Jan 23

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Letter from the CEO

Welcome to 2017 – How are your New Year’s resolutions working out for you? Personally, I gave up making grand resolutions a few years ago. I found that by the time February arrives, some of my resolutions were already unattainable. So, instead I resolved to adopt just a few small changes – things that I […]

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Jan 10

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Importance of Yoga for Cancer Patients

The Importance of Yoga for Cancer Patients “Cancer patients who practice yoga as therapy during their treatment often refer to their yoga practice as a life-saver. No matter how sick from treatments and no matter how little energy, many find that the one thing that would bring relief were a gentle set of therapeutic yoga […]

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