We are now accepting nominations for the 2013 Denise Dunning Award. Presented annually at the Nevada Cancer Control Summit, the award was created in 2012 to recognize and celebrate outstanding cancer control efforts in the state of Nevada. The award […]
We are pleased to invite you to submit abstracts for posters for the 2014 Nevada Cancer Control Summit, slated for April 25, 2014 at the UNLV Student Union in Las Vegas, Nev. This event represents an opportunity to showcase projects […]
Enjoying Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings is one of the highlights of the holiday season. It’s also a great time to audition some health-conscious and cancer-preventative alternatives and activities that may just become a family tradition.
Here’s our list of […]
Some things from the 70’s are still cool. The Eagles, Star Wars, peace signs, and the Great American Smokeout. Yes, you read right. Since the mid-70’s the American Cancer Society and other health organizations have called on smokers to quit […]
“Choice” in colorectal cancer screening encourages more patients to get screened
Despite a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicating a leveling off of colorectal cancer screening nationwide, Nevada’s screening programs are seeing some success, notably […]
Increasing screening and early detection of cancers throughout the state is an NCC goal. When it comes to breast cancer, regular screening can assist in detecting cancer before symptoms occur, and usher women towards diagnostic tests to determine if cancer […]
October has been a busy month for the Nevada Cancer Coalition! We are working on a variety of projects and already planning a host of programs and activities for 2014, from CME/CEU opportunities to collaborations for increasing cancer screening rates […]
On behalf of Nevada Cancer Coalition we would like to share our sincere and heartfelt condolences for the loss of a dear friend, a passionate and dedicated advocate for cancer control in Nevada – Assemblywoman Peggy Pierce.
Assemblywoman Pierce passed away […]
In case you haven’t noticed the influx of pink over the past several days, it’s Breast Cancer Awareness month throughout October. While it’s a fantastic time to celebrate survivors and honor those we’ve lost to the disease, it’s also the […]
As we move toward October and Breast Cancer Awareness Month we have a lot of great stories to share. In this month’s e-newsletter read more about:
Nevada Health Center’s Pink Ribbon Plate benefiting the Mammovan
FDA panel approval for Perjeta use in […]