Welcome to the Nevada Cancer Coalition

  • 05.26.15

    Call for Award Nominations Now Open

    Know someone that’s made great contributions to cancer control in Nevada this year? Now’s the time to nominate them for the Nevada Cancer Coalition’s annual awards, recognizing outstanding efforts in cancer control at the annual Nevada Cancer Control Summit. The […]

  • 05.13.15

    Don’t Fry Day…Reminding You To Wear Sunscreen

    Ever heard of Don’t Fry Day? For people with fair, easily sunburned skin that’s likely every day. But for cancer prevention advocates it’s the Friday before Memorial Day each year, this year on Friday, May 22. It’s an annual day […]

  • 04.29.15

    Break Out The Sunscreen For Melanoma Monday

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    Monday, May 4 marks the annual “Melanoma Monday,” an awareness day created by the American Academy of Dermatologists to promote early detection and prevention for melanoma and other types of skin cancer. The day also helps to […]


NCC is a collaboration of state and local government, non-profit organizations, health, medical, and business leaders, the research community, cancer survivors, caregivers, and advocates. This coalition was formed to design and oversee the comprehensive cancer control plan for Nevada. Comprehensive cancer control is based on the idea that people and organizations working together to pool resources and coordinate efforts can effectively increase the prevention of cancer, and ultimately reduce the burden of this devastating disease.

Cancer touches us all – some of us are cancer survivors, most have experienced the cancer diagnosis of a loved one, a family member, a neighbor, a colleague, a dear friend. Together we can fight this devastating disease. Please join us on our quest for cancer-free tomorrows!