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Evidence Academy: Peer Mentoring to Increase Cancer Screening
Registration Opens for Evidence Academy
Registration is now open for NCC's first ever Evidence Academy. This free half-day session will engage partners and community members to learn about…
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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…
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Partner Success: Lung Screening in Rural Nevada
Screening for lung cancer with low-dose CT isn't new, but many people are still unaware of the importance of this early detection method and its…
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Mammogram Match campaign planned for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The fifth annual Paint Nevada Pink begins Oct. 1 to highlight the importance of breast cancer screening, this year with a twist. For the first 5,000…
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NCC works with UNR Public Health to learn more about Black women and breast cancer screening
Over the past year NCC has been working with the University of Nevada, Reno School of Public Health to learn more about perceptions, behaviors, and…
September Cancer Awareness Quick Facts
September is a busy cancer awareness month recognizing prostate, uterine, ovarian, leukemia, lymphoma, thyroid and childhood cancers. While many of…
Knowing family history can be vital for reducing cancer risk
Recently, NCC’s Valerie Martinez, our Southern Nevada Outreach Coordinator, underwent genetic testing to determine if she had the BRCA gene mutation…
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Screening Cards - English/Spanish
NCC has updated its screening cards to be gender inclusive. Now, there's just one card for all genders identifying the different cancer screening…
Nevada Legislature building
Nonprofits Plan Cancer Day at the Legislature March 1
Nevada’s lawmakers on Wednesday, March 1 will get to walk through an inflatable colon, explore a pair of jumbo-sized lungs, and see the Mammovan…
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Prevention, screening still keys to reducing cancer burden
Cancer experts Lisa Richardson, MD, MPH, director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…