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Feb 04

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Volunteer (and member!) of the Month: Diane Morrow

Keep Calm and Carry On In the fall of 2013 after I followed through on my doctors advice to have a routine, colon screening; I was shocked to learn that I had stage III colon cancer. In 2014 I began chemotherapy (12 treatments spread over 6 months). The challenges I faced caused me to appreciate […]

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Jan 02

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2018 Member Survey

Create your own user feedback 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 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 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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Jul 19

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August Newsletter

Download the August Newsletter here!    

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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 04

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Cancer-Related Behavioral Health Grant

Cancer-Related Behavioral Health Grant A cancer diagnosis can bring a lot of challenges and frustrations as you continue with treatment. As a social worker, I truly believe that mental health plays a huge role in the ability to help overcome major barriers. It is a privilege for me to work for an organization that understands […]

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May 17

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The Business, Breakthroughs and Future of Cancer Care 2018

Wednesday, August 29th Click here to register Download your invite here.

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Mar 30

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Senior Resources from the Cancer Resource Specialist

Senior Resources In every stage of life there is always something new to learn. Staying connected to the resources in your community as a senior can be very helpful when you are on a fixed income or if you become ill. From Medicare/Medicaid to local community organizations, understanding what is available will empower a senior […]

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