The Compass – Fort Worth Winter 2021 - Page 3


Services for All Cancer Diagnoses

Beyond the Bag

Join us for a virtual silent auction January 14-22 !

fter thoughtful consideration and consultation with Baylor Scott & White Health executive and clinical leaders , the difficult decision was made to cancel Beyond the Bag 2022 , benefiting the Joan Katz Cancer Resource Center . In light of the uncertainties surrounding the new variant , we believe this to be the most responsible action to protect our many sponsors and guests and the healthcare workers faithfully serving on the frontline . The mission of the Center has not stopped and non-medical cancer support services continue to be needed in our community . Through the generous donations from companies and individuals who have already contributed to the event , we have raised more than $ 200,000 toward our goal of $ 350,000 to support the addition of a nurse navigator to meet the growing number of patients . We hope we can count on you to help continue this support ! We invite you to join us for a special silent auction event in lieu of the event . This silent auction is completely virtual and will take place Friday , January
Enter our raffle to win a 2022 Lexus NX
14 through Saturday , January 22 . You can browse and bid on incredible auction items , including designer handbags , one-of-a-kind experiences , and dining and entertainment packages . In addition to the silent auction , you continue to have the opportunity to purchase Lexus Raffle tickets . One person will win a 2022 Lexus NX , generously donated by the DFW Lexus Dealers Association . The drawing will be held on Saturday , January 22 , 2022 , and a winner will be announced . In closing , we want to share our gratitude for the unwavering support demonstrated by our event ’ s Honorary Chair Mary Lowe , Advisor Joan Katz and Chair Lara Newman . These individuals — like you and so many other wonderful friends — give of their time , talents and treasures to support Baylor Scott & White – Fort Worth to ensure we have excellent medical care close to home and ready to respond in times of need . Please join the generous sponsors listed below in our unwavering resolve to support those facing cancer . Thank you for your dedication to this important mission !
Our “ traditional ” view of lung cancer is changing . Now the most common cancer worldwide , lung cancer diagnoses have increased 84 % in women over the past 10 years . Although smoking history and older age remain the predominant risk factors for lung cancer development , current estimates are that up to 25 % of patients who develop lung cancer have never smoked .
With Baylor Scott & White ’ s Comprehensive Advanced Lung Program and new early detection screenings for lung cancer , we have an opportunity to intervene at a much earlier stage of the cancer . Despite the very serious prognosis of lung cancer , earlier-stage cancers can be caught and even cured .
The Joan Katz Cancer Resource Center nurse navigator assists patients and their families through diagnosis , treatment , and into survivorship , offering guidance every step of the way .
For more information about the Joan Katz Cancer Resource Center , please contact Geraldine Williams at 817.922.7711 or Geraldine . Williams @ BSWHealth . org .

Thank you to these sponsors :

BoomerJack ’ s Grill DFW Lexus Dealers Association Joan and Howard Katz Mary Lowe Dianne and Jim Bosler Ben E . Keith Beverages Richard and Connie Bertel Cindy Engles Fenom Frost GM Financial J . P . Morgan Private Bank Dr . and Mrs . Andre Le Jim and Lara Newman Rozanne and Billy Rosenthal Daniel and Elisabeth Wagner Bank of Texas
Lennard and Kristi Christensen Harriette and Arnie Gachman Jeanie and Ken Huffman Mr . and Mrs . Adam Hurley Dr . Vaishali and Mr . Chris Kent Debra and Aaron Koppelberger In memory of Moira Koppelberger Michelle and Dan Lowrance Mearl and Sharon McBee Michele and Fred Reynolds Rosalyn G . Rosenthal Susie and Robert Ursprung Dr . and Mrs . Allen Schuster Molly and Mitch Snyder In honor of Debbie Hyde Lisa and Burch Waldron Fort Worth Magazine
A place of respite , tranquility , and peace during the day , the Garden of Hope ’ s beauty is illuminated even more at night . Foundation Board member and friend , Mary Lowe recently provided the beautification , including blooming flowers , shrubs , trees , refurbished benches , and lighting . Thank you , Mary !