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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…
Early Detection
VIDEO: Increasing Knowledge, Awareness and Protective Behavior for Skin in People of Color
04.25.2022
Dr. Anisha Patel is an associate professor of dermatology with the U MD Anderson Cancer Center and UT Health Science Center in Houston. She's also a…
Early Detection
VIDEO: Skin Cancer Early Detection & Treatment with Dr. James Harris
04.25.2022
Dr. James Harris, a surgical oncologist with Western Surgical Group in northern Nevada, shares information on skin cancer and melanoma including…
cervical cancer screening
USPSTF Releases Final Research Plan for Cervical Cancer Screening
03.25.2022
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in mid-March provided an update on its progress in reviewing and potentially updating its ratings for…
colin the colon
Inflatable colons are a fun teaching tool that get results
03.02.2022
In February, part of Team NCC participated in a fun team building activity. We inflated Colin, our inflatable colon, inside the office. It was…
employees meeting
Employee appreciation starts with caring about their health
03.02.2022
Paid sick leave has become a hot topic since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, when many people were out of work because they were sick, caring…
Black adults with children
Recent changes expand access to colorectal cancer screening
03.01.2022
Over the past year, two major changes have increased access to colorectal cancer screening, making the early detection exam less expensive and…
President Joe Biden
Cancer Moonshot misses the mark by glossing over prevention, early detection
02.22.2022
This month, Nevada Cancer Coalition submitted the following opinion to Nevada Current: Earlier this month, President Biden reignited his …
Black woman jogging
Health & Wellness a focus for 2022 Black History Month
02.03.2022
“However, mortality data for all cancers combined indicates Blacks are more likely to die from cancer.” That’s a line pulled directly from our…
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Task force to add improving cervical cancer screening rates to 2022 efforts
01.03.2022
Nevada Cancer Coalition’s Early Detection Task Force is taking up cervical cancer screening in its first meeting of 2022, seeking to find answers as…