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Colorectal Cancer Affecting Younger Adults
02 February, 2024
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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Screenable cancers on the rise, colorectal cancer leads cancer deaths in younger Americans
02 February, 2024
In January, the American Cancer Society released its annual Cancer Facts & Figures, a report that compiles the most recent cancer incidence and…
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Nevada radon program promotes testing in January, and year-round
01 January, 2024
The City of Sparks this month issued a proclamation declaring January Radon Action Month, bringing attention to an often-silent issue that is the…
Cell Series Cancer Education Lunch & Learn
NCC Launches CELL Series
01 January, 2024
Our members asked and we listened. Responses from NCC’s annual member survey revealed a desire for more learning opportunities, including short…
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Partner Success: Lung Screening in Rural Nevada
12 December, 2023
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…
Jorge Arambula and Valerie Martinez at an outreach event.
Two NCC Staff Get CHW Certified
12 December, 2023
Nevada Cancer Coalition now has two staff members who are certified Community Health Workers. Valerie Martinez and Jorge Arambula, both cancer…
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NCC Signs On in Support of Surveillance Colonoscopy Coverage
11 November, 2023
This month Nevada Cancer Coalition signed on to a letter drafted by a coalition of partners urging insurance coverage of surveillance colonoscopy as…
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Success Story: Increasing LGBTQ+ Competency and Outreach
11 November, 2023
People in the LGBTQ+ community have increased cancer risks because of health differences linked to economic, social, and environmental…
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NCC Releases Annual Member Survey
11 November, 2023
Nevada Cancer Coalition, each year, distributes a survey to its members to gather feedback on who are members are and what's important to them. We…
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Mammogram Match campaign planned for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
10 October, 2023
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…
NCC names 2023 Summit Award winners
09 September, 2023
Nevada Cancer Coalition this month named five recipients of the nonprofit’s annual Summit Awards. The awardees are a mix of clinical, public health…
Sarah Grocki
Welcome Sarah! NCC hires community engagement manager
09 September, 2023
NCC this month hired Sarah Grocki, MBA, as Community Engagement Manager—a new position created to support the coalition’s increasing outreach and…