Font Size: A A A

Nevada Colorectal Cancer Roundtable

10 October, 2015
Register Here

WHAT: The Nevada Colon Cancer Roundtable helps to support and further the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable 80% by 2018 Initiative. The purpose of this Roundtable is to bring together key stakeholders in Nevada who can make the greatest impact on colorectal cancer through a united effort as a state. The Roundtable is a great opportunity to leverage, expand, and further the great work of the Nevada Colon Cancer Partnership/Nevada Cancer Coalition who will be a central part of the discussion. Discussion and presentations will focus on systems to increase screening, diagnosis and treatment, as well as access throughout the state.

WHO: Speakers already secured include Dr. Richard Wender, MD, Chief Cancer Control Officer of American Cancer Society; Paulo Pinheiro, MD, PhD, of UNLV; and more. Review the full agenda here.

WHEN and WHERE: Friday, August 26, 2016 at Roseman University of Health Sciences in Summerlin, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


  • Bring new partners to the table and build a stronger team working towards the 80% by 2018 goal
  • Begin a dialogue to determine strategies and identify policies, priorities, and gaps in the system for future work from NCCP and the Colorectal Cancer Roundtable members in the state

You May Also Like

Mother and father with two teen girls on a beach
Colorectal Cancer Affecting Younger Adults
  • colon cancer screening
  • colonoscopy
  • colorectal cancer
  • early detection
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Earlier this year the American Cancer Society (ACS) released alarming news: colore
radon action month
Nevada radon program promotes testing in January, and year-round
  • lung cancer
  • prevention
  • radon
The City of Sparks this month issued a proclamation declaring January Radon Action Month, bringing attention to an often-silent issue that is the
doctor preparing to perform a colonoscopy
NCC Signs On in Support of Surveillance Colonoscopy Coverage
  • advocacy
  • colonoscopy
  • colorectal cancer
This month Nevada Cancer Coalition signed on to a letter drafted by a coalition of partners urging insurance coverage of surveillance colonoscopy