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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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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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Jul 05

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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 […]

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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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