Cancer Support Center

Cancer Support Center hosts Ungala on Oct. 30

October 15, 2020 - 19:41
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The Cancer Support Center invites attendees to “dress down” for its Harvest Moon Ungala on Friday, Oct. 30.

Guests can attend in person, or set a virtual party with a meal from Balagio’s Ristorante.

The gala is one of four major fundraisers for the not-for-profit organization that offers its services free of charge, including counseling, yoga and nutrition classes and wigs for those going through cancer treatments.

Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk to appear at Cancer Support Center's annual Golf Outing

September 12, 2020 - 11:54
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The Cancer Support Center will host its 29th Annual Golf Outing on Monday, Sept. 14, at Idlewild Country Club, 19201 Dixie Highway. The event will feature former White Sox catcher and Baseball Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk.

The event will include 18 holes of golf, an after party barbecue, silent auction, ball drop fundraiser and musical entertainment.

Cancer Support Center's 'RISE UP' telethon is Sunday

May 12, 2020 - 21:07
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The traditional fundraiser is taking a new approach from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 17, when the Cancer Support Center hosts “RISE UP,” a virtual telethon.

Funds will help support the free programs and services offered to anyone battling cancer in the South Suburbs. Tune in to this event by visiting www.cancersupportcenter.org or through the Cancer Support Center Facebook page.

Cancer Support Center finds 'silver lining' with online programming launch

April 08, 2020 - 16:55
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Due to the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order, Cancer Support Center has delayed its spring gala and moved its spring Walk of Hope to an online celebration. Despite challenges, the shutdown spurred CSC to launch new online programming, which was part of its five-year strategic plan. (Chronicle file photo)

Be Well 2020: Nurse helped organize CSC to meet cancer patient needs

March 15, 2020 - 13:21
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Close to three decades ago, Judith Hanzelin, an oncology nurse, had a patient traveling to Hinsdale to a cancer wellness center that offered supportive services to those going through cancer treatment. 

That patient, Joan Hopkins, expressed her wish to have something like that available in the Homewood community. “She asked if I would help with getting a center started here,” said Hanzelin.

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