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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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Mar 05

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Tax Information for those in Treatment

Taxes and Medical It’s that time of year again. Love it or hate they have to get done. If you are in middle of treatment it might be a good idea to gather all of your out of pocket medical expenses that you spent last year. There is a specific percentage of your medical expenses […]

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Mar 02

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Support + Networking Groups

Support Groups Amigos Unidos Latino Support Group Support group for Latinos living with cancer. Offered twice a month. Bereavement Support Group Six-week, structured grief support group for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one to cancer. Call to register. Family & Friends Support Group Support group for people ...

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Jan 02

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Home Health vs Respite Care

Home Health vs Respite Care It is very common for people to confuse home health with respite care when dealing with a sick patient. Understanding the difference is important to identify what resources will be needed with each individual case.   Home Health Respite Care Who pays Health Insurance Self-Pay, Long Term Care or Medicaid ...

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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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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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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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Aug 18

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Get fit with ZYN22 for CSCNT!

  RSVP by clicking here.     Questions? Email Info@CancerSupportTexas.org. Want to host a proceeds event for Cancer Support Community North Texas? Contact Ann Whaley at (214) 345-8230 or AWhaley@CancerSupportTexas.org.

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Aug 02

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One Run 2016 Press Release

Cancer Support Community North Texas Announces 6th Annual 5K “One Run” DALLAS, TX (July 26, 2016) — On Saturday, September 24, 2016, walkers and runners from across the DFW area can support many cancers by participating in a single run – the 6th Annual Cancer Support Community North Texas (CSCNT) “One Run.” The colorful ...

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Apr 29

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Run BIG Press Release

Nebraska Furniture Mart and Cancer Support Community North Texas Team Up for First-Ever “Run BIG” 1K & 5K on Memorial Day 2016 Family-fun event and run to take place on grounds surrounding mega-retailer DALLAS, TX (May 2, 2016) — On Memorial Day 2016, walkers and runners across North Texas will have the chance to ...

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Mar 01

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11th Annual Breast Cancer Survivors’ Retreat

  Breast Cancer Retreat Registration Form

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Nov 23

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What is Reiki?

What is Reiki? Reiki is a safe, effective ancient Japanese Art of Healing. The meaning of the word REIKI:  REI-KI REI: describes the universal, total, all-encompassing aspect of energy that surrounds all living things. [non-physical energy] KI: describes universal physical energy. Life energy in an individual. This word is used to ...

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