Cancer Support Community North Texas (CSCNT) is excited to announce the opening of its first Plano-based clubhouse.  The new location is the third clubhouse within the 19 counties CSCNT serves in North Texas. Others include Dallas and Tarrant County locations. The new clubhouse, in a newly renovated space of Texas Health Presbyterian Plano, opened its doors to cancer patients and their families on April 1st.   The new clubhouse at Texas Health Presbyterian Plano is located at 6300 W. Parker Road MOB 2, Suite 129, and the clubhouse can be found at the intersection of Parker and Midway.

Support groups and events are underway and the staff has already started giving informational tours. The clubhouse will have its official grand opening party and ribbon cutting on June 26, 2014. Media are encouraged to attend.   

“By adding new locations, we hope to make it easier for people to have access to our comprehensive program of support.  As our reach continues to grow, so will our impact.  Cancer support looks different to each person living with it and with our robust program of support, we have something to offer everyone. We are confronting cancer head on and encourage you to join us in the fight,” said Mirchelle Louis, CEO.

For over 10 years Cancer Support Community North Texas has provided its members with fun events, support and networking groups, individual counseling, health and fitness related classes and so much more, free of charge.  Building the Plano clubhouse allows CSCNT to serve more North Texas neighbors and increase its area of impact.  The Plano clubhouse will offer everything from a breast cancer networking group to Zumba classes.

Other activities scheduled for the new clubhouse include wellness groups, bereavement support and programs for children and teens.  Examples of what the Plano clubhouse will offer include healthy living seminars with topics on cooking and nutrition, cancer-specific groups that focus on everything from brain to breast cancer, workshops on insider tips from oncology professionals, health insurance seminars and beauty workshops.

“I am very excited to know about Cancer Support Community coming to our area. I’ve learned about all the wonderful programs available to persons with cancer. My mother and my grandmother both had breast cancer and I saw how difficult it was to get the support they needed. This clubhouse provides people with comprehensive programs and support all in one place. I look forward to seeing more Cancer Support Communities, and am so glad to have the CSCNT in my city. I am in the fight,” Dr. Betty Bell Muns.

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