Welcome to the Nevada Cancer Coalition

  • 12.12.14

    Nevada Ranks 42nd in Funding Tobacco Prevention & Cessation

    The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids released a national report this week challenging states to step up their tobacco prevention and cessation funding to reduce tobacco use by youth. According to the report, Nevada ranks 42nd in funding programs, spending […]

  • 12.4.14

    Sunscreen Innovation Act Signed Into Law

    Between the Thanksgiving holiday and Black Friday shopping, an important bit of Executive Branch news flew under the radar last week. After being passed earlier in the year by both the House and the Senate, President Obama signed the Sunscreen […]

  • 12.3.14

    We’re Hiring!

    We’re excited to announce a new position at the Nevada Cancer Coalition: Project Coordinator. There are so many opportunities to help increase cancer screening throughout Nevada and contribute to cancer prevention efforts and collaboration between our many partners that we […]

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!