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LGBTQ Health Care
SUMMIT: National Expert to Share Strategies for Promoting LGBTQI+ Inclusivity in Cancer Control
06 June, 2024
More than 500 anti-queer bills have been introduced in state legislatures across the country, according to a recent editorial by LGBTQI+ Cancer…
Patience Gbafa
Cancer Epidemiologist Joins NCCR
05 May, 2024
We're excited to welcome Patience Gbafa, MPH, as the Nevada Central Cancer Registry's new cancer epidemiologist. Gbafa has been instrumental in…
summit survivor panel keynote
Survivors Keynote Cancer Summit with Panel Discussion
05 May, 2024
We all likely know at least one cancer survivor; many of us work with survivors daily, and some of us are survivors. For those who don't fall into…
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Bringing Sexual Health into the Conversation
05 May, 2024
NCC offers multiple opportunities to learn about sexual health and intimacy for cancer patients When Erin Sullivan-Wagner was in treatment for…
White Ribbon Relay in Winnemucca
White Ribbon Relay Brings Lung Screening Awareness
04 April, 2024
Over the past several weeks we’ve been participating in a relay—a White Ribbon Relay, that is. NCC staff and members have been signing and handing…
NCC Summit at Whitney Peak Hotel
2024 Summit offers more sessions, lower registration cost
04 April, 2024
The Nevada Cancer Control Summit is considered by many to be the premier cancer conference in Nevada featuring continuing education sessions,…
Biggest Little Skin Cancer screening
Doctors, volunteers, and Reno Aces team for ‘Biggest Little Skin Cancer Screening’ May 7 at Greater Nevada Field
04 April, 2024
FREE Skin Checks Offered on First-come, First-served Basis Local dermatologist Dr. Whitney Hovenic is on a crusade to help as many Nevadans as…
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Partner Success: Pink & Pearls Ties Lung and Breast Screening to Increase Uptake
04 April, 2024
Breast cancer screening has become so normalized in our culture that many people—even those who do not need one—know what a mammogram is. Knowledge…
Elko Health and Fitness Fair
Team NCC Travels Nevada's Northern Route
03 March, 2024
Three members of NCC’s team headed out to communities in northern Nevada in March to connect with partners, share resources, and learn more about…
Evidence Academy: Peer Mentoring to Increase Cancer Screening
Registration Opens for Evidence Academy
03 March, 2024
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
02 February, 2024
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Earlier this year the American Cancer Society (ACS) released alarming news: colorectal cancer is now…
Pap test demonstration
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…