Cancer Support Community North Texas

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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May 24

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A Conversation with Dr. Lucy Kalanithi

A Conversation with Dr. Lucy Kalanithi Sponsor Form Want to learn more? Visit ACancerConversation.com or email RPishnick@CancerSupportTexas.org.

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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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