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Colorectal Cancer Affecting Younger Adults
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Earlier this year the American Cancer Society (ACS) released alarming news: colorectal cancer is now…
Early Detection
2024 Colorectal Cancer Data & Resources
Colorectal cancer is the #2 cancer killer in Nevada by total numbers, only behind lung cancer. The latest American Cancer Society data shows that…
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NCC Signs On in Support of Surveillance Colonoscopy Coverage
This month Nevada Cancer Coalition signed on to a letter drafted by a coalition of partners urging insurance coverage of surveillance colonoscopy as…
Early Detection
Mailed Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) Online Courses
In 2019, CDC and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors brought together leading health care and public health experts to discuss how…
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Colorectal Cancer Screening More Than Just a Colonoscopy
The message from major health organizations is clear: if you’re 45 or older it’s time to get screened for colorectal cancer. For many, that brings…
Early Detection
2023 Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Tools
These tools have been created to assist providers and partners in spreading the message about colorectal cancer screening and early detection.…
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Finding a Bright Spot as a young mother with cancer
By Haley Pollack, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Bright Spot Network In November 2018, I had just returned to work from my parental leave.…
Early Detection
Inspiring Health with a Giant Inflatable Colon
Studies have shown the use of inflatable colons in community outreach settings, both urban and rural, can improve knowledge of and interest in…
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Inflatable colons are a fun teaching tool that get results
In February, part of Team NCC participated in a fun team building activity. We inflated Colin, our inflatable colon, inside the office. It was…
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Recent changes expand access to colorectal cancer screening
Over the past year, two major changes have increased access to colorectal cancer screening, making the early detection exam less expensive and…