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NCC's Policy Recommendations Attract Attention
07.29.2022
Back in February of 2022 NCC got bold. The Biden Administration released their new iteration of the Cancer Moonshot, and we got excited about…
NCC Summit at Whitney Peak Hotel
Registration open for Nevada Cancer Control Summit
07.13.2022
Registration is open for Nevada Cancer Coalition’s annual Cancer Control Summit, planned this year for Sept. 13 at Whitney Peak Hotel in Reno.…
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Survivors Need Support in the Workplace
06.09.2022
When Deborah found a lump in her breast and was diagnosed with cancer her life turned upside-down almost overnight. “I had a full-time job, was…
Reno Sports Complex Manager Camille Porter with Brian Pienta from Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute
Local dermatologists sponsor sunscreen kiosks at regional parks
06.06.2022
Five new sunscreen dispensers will be available just in time for summer vacation installed at parks in Reno, Sparks, Washoe County and in Elko…
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Prevention, screening still keys to reducing cancer burden
05.19.2022
Cancer experts Lisa Richardson, MD, MPH, director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
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Excerpt: Bright Spot Network Shares the Leap, and Value, for Cancer Clinical Trials
05.09.2022
ThriveNV has forged a new partnership with Bright Spot Network, a phenomenal support and information organization for young cancer survivors who are…
Shane Gilligan
Inspired by Loss, Elko P.E. Teacher Models the Importance of Sun Safety
04.11.2022
When you’re a 13-year-old boy, and the father you idolize – a man who’d been a lifelong athlete and All-American high school football and basketball…
cancer registrar at computer
National Cancer Registrars Week Recognized April 4-8
04.04.2022
If there’s anyone that seems to fly under the radar in cancer control, it’s probably the cancer registrar. Their efforts are so important to cancer…
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Thrive Book Club: These Precious Days
04.04.2022
This month’s Thrive Book Club pick is “These Precious Days,” a collection of essays by Ann Patchett released Nov. 23, 2021. The book is a reflection…
NCC team in blue shirts
Four new members join team NCC
03.10.2022
In case you missed it, NCC is growing. From just four years ago when NCC was a team of three, we’re now a team of eight! Late last year we added…