Cancer Support Community North Texas

Archive

Category Archives: Dallas County

Aug 03

0

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 […]

Continue Reading

Jul 05

0

Hear from the Cancer Resource Specialist…

This September will mark the 2 year anniversary of my position as a Cancer Resource Specialist. In that short time I have quickly come to realize that in many instances accessing resources for the person with cancer can be a process. In some cases it might be that you may not know who to ask […]

Continue Reading

Mar 24

0

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 […]

Continue Reading

Mar 15

0

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 […]

Continue Reading

Mar 01

0

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 […]

Continue Reading

Feb 10

0

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 […]

Continue Reading

Jan 26

0

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 ...

Continue Reading

Jan 23

0

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 […]

Continue Reading

Jan 10

0

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 […]

Continue Reading