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Colorectal Cancer Screening More Than Just a Colonoscopy
02 February, 2023
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…
Nevada Legislature building
Nonprofits Plan Cancer Day at the Legislature March 1
02 February, 2023
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…
Georgia Cancer Summit
Takeaways from the Georgia Cancer Summit
02 February, 2023
By Kristen Hackbarth, NCC Communications Director For those who aren’t aware, I work for Nevada Cancer Coalition from afar – in Atlanta, Georgia…
Cari and Lily at Sun Smart Nevada outreach event
New Board and Staff Join Nevada Cancer Coalition
02 February, 2023
Nevada Cancer Coalition in February welcomed three new members to the nonprofit’s board of directors and hired Lily Helzer as its incoming Cancer…
Radon Test Kit
Extension urges Nevadans to test homes for radon
01 January, 2023
University of Nevada, Reno Extension offers free radon test kits through February Submitted by University of Nevada, Reno Extension January is…
Pap test demonstration
Screening, prevention have kept cervical cancer at bay for countless women
01 January, 2023
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month Cervical cancer, once a leading cause of cancer death among women, has become largely preventable…
Jorge and Valerie
ThriveNV Patient Navigation Expands with Southern Nevada Presence
12 December, 2022
Did you know that ThriveNV has three navigators? In late 2021 and early 2022, NCC added two new navigators to the team, both bilingual and based in…
breaking a cigarette to quit smoking
VIDEO: What happens when you quit smoking?
11 November, 2022
lung cancer awareness month
Lung cancer continues to be leading cause of cancer deaths in Nevada
10 October, 2022
Despite years of progress in screening and medical advances, lung cancer continues to be the leading cause of cancer death among Nevadans – and…
Summit Awardees Huntsman Cancer Institute
Four awarded at annual Nevada Cancer Coalition Summit
09 September, 2022
Nevada Cancer Coalition on Sept. 13 awarded leaders in cancer control in Nevada with Summit Awards, the organization’s annual awards distributed at…
Amy Thompson, Debbie Anderson and Christine Thompson
NCC Board Member Wins National Recognition
08 August, 2022
Nevada Cancer Coalition board member Debbie Anderson on Aug. 23, 2022 will travel to Nashville, Tenn., as Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital's…
Success Story
NCC's Policy Recommendations Attract Attention
07 July, 2022
Back in February of 2022 NCC got bold. The Biden Administration released their new iteration of the Cancer Moonshot, and we got excited about…