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Legislative Session Ends with Some Wins

Submitted by NCC Admin on Tue, 06/01/2021 - 16:04

And that’s a wrap! This year’s legislative session was packed with activity, much of it at the last minute.

One such bill, an exciting development for NCC, was SB 460 put together by the Senate Finance Committee that Assembly Ways and Means Chair Maggie Carlton shared was considered the “add back” bill. It provides funding from the state’s general fund to “reinstate” funding that was previously cut due to a large projected pandemic-related budget deficit.

Have you heard? Nevada is thriving.

Submitted by NCC Admin on Thu, 04/29/2021 - 09:13

Last month NCC launched ThriveNV.org, our companion site that focuses on caring, connection, and collaboration for Nevadans in need of cancer support and resources. It’s designed with survivors, thrivers, and caregivers in mind, but it’s for any Nevadan who’s looking to improve the lives of those affected by cancer.

ThriveNV.org combines a number of great resources all in one place.

Good Relationships = Good Health for Men

Submitted by skynet on Wed, 11/11/2020 - 13:40

Make Yourself Available

Men are taught to hide their feelings as a sign of strength and masculinity. But when it comes to loving and being loved, that belief is a sure fire guarantee of isolation, loneliness, and depression. Show up, because only what you show is available to be loved.

Honesty is Your Trump Card

Love can be trusted only when you know you are being loved for who you really are for your excellence and shortcomings, your toughness and tenderness all of you. Honestly letting your

Paint Nevada Pink images to share on social media

Submitted by skynet on Fri, 07/17/2020 - 12:26

 

When it comes to Paint Nevada Pink, SHARING is the name of the game! 

We feel the best way to tell the world about the importance of breast cancer screening isn't throwing up ads on social media (we're a non-profit for goodness sakes!). The strongest message comes from you! Your friends trust you. They believe in your values. And they’re far more likely to engage in your social posts than anything we’d ever post.

Individuals, Organizations Recognized in Annual Nevada Cancer Control Summit Awards

Submitted by skynet on Wed, 09/18/2019 - 12:34

RENO, Nev. (Sept. 17, 2019) – Nine individuals and three organizations received awards recognizing their passion and leadership in cancer control on Monday, Sept. 16 at the Nevada Cancer Control Summit Awards Luncheon. Awardees included nurses, physicians, a state senator, and more.

Individuals, Organizations Recognized in Annual Nevada Cancer Coalition Summit Awards

Submitted by skynet on Tue, 09/18/2018 - 15:48

Nine individuals and two organizations received awards recognizing their passion and leadership in cancer control on Monday, Sept. 17 at the Nevada Cancer Control Summit Awards Luncheon. Awardees included nurses, physicians, a state assemblywoman, and more.

Summit Scholarships Now Available

Submitted by skynet on Thu, 06/28/2018 - 13:40

We have scholarships!

This year the Nevada Cancer Control Summit has a limited number of scholarship opportunities for both students and cancer registry professionals who wish to attend the Summit but may not otherwise be able to attend due to cost. This exciting opportunity has been made possible through support from the Heath Foundation, which supports cancer research and advocacy, and the Nevada Central Cancer Registry. 

NCC Highlights Survivorship at Nevada Libraries

Submitted by skynet on Tue, 06/05/2018 - 11:14

Nevada Cancer Coalition's most recent survivorship project is a new partnership bringing information and support to the community in the places where they go to find information -- public libraries throughout the state. Nine libraries in Washoe, Elko, Eureka, and Lander counites will feature the educational displays throughout the month of June, along with library resources and books on various cancer topics. 

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