Cancer Support Community North Texas

Nov 30

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Press Release + Resources: Cost of Care for Cancer Patients

COST OF CARE CONVERSATIONS ARE NOT TAKING PLACE BETWEEN CANCER PATIENTS AND HEALTH CARE TEAM Cancer Support Community study shows barriers Americans with cancer face in access and coverage   WASHINGTON – (Nov. 30, 2016) – A study released today shows that despite the rising complexity and cost of cancer care, few patients are ...

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Nov 28

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Member Moment: Britni’s Story

Earlier this year I was diagnosed with cervical cancer. I am 32 years old, never been married and have no children. I have been diligent about getting annual pap smears since I was 18 and had always received “normal” results until February of 2016 when I went in for my standard exam. A few days […]

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Nov 17

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#GivingTuesday is November 29th!

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.  Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year ...

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Nov 03

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What Is Immunotherapy?

Immunotherapy is one of the most exciting areas of new discoveries and treatments for many different kinds of cancer. Understanding how the immune system works is opening the doors to developing new treatments that are changing the way we think about and treat cancer. Most people receiving immunotherapy are treated in specialized ...

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Sep 07

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North Texas Giving Day Advocates

What is North Texas Giving Day? North Texas Giving Day is an online giving event for people across the world to come together to raise as much money as possible for North Texas nonprofits on one day: September 22, 2016. In seven years, North Texas Giving Day has raised $119 million for our North Texas […]

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Aug 30

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CSCNT in Cure Magazine

End Stage: Talking About End-of-Life With Those With Cancer  A nonprofit is partnering with performance artists to stimulate end-of-life discussions. MIRCHELLE LOUIS PUBLISHED: AUGUST 30, 2016   Be the first to discuss this article on CURE’s forum. >>   Talk about this article with other patients, caregivers, and ...

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Aug 30

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Statement Regarding Death of Gene Wilder

Statement Regarding Death of Gene Wilder  Aug. 29, 2016 It is with great sadness that we learned today of the passing of Gene Wilder, the iconic actor, screenwriter, author and advocate. An honorary board member of the Cancer Support Community, Gene was instrumental in the 1991 founding of Gilda’s Club, named in honor of his […]

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