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Task force to add improving cervical cancer screening rates to 2022 efforts
01 January, 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…
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Johns Hopkins Study Reveals Patient Preferences on End-Of-Life Discussions
12 December, 2021
The National Cancer Institute this month updated its PDQ on advance planning and end of life discussions to include details from a recent study of…
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Lung Cancer Collaborative kicks off with overwhelming response
12 December, 2021
Nearly 80 participants logged on to the first Lug Cancer Collaborative meeting in early November, confirming the need for more teamwork and action…
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Sunscreen is for more than just summer
11 November, 2021
November is National Healthy Skin Month Sweater weather is here in Nevada, or sweatshirts if that’s preferred. Whatever your clothing choice,…
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Great American Smokeout encourages quitting tobacco--even for just a day
11 November, 2021
The Great American Smokeout is Thursday, Nov. 18. It's an annual event that creates the opportunity to begin a tobacco-free life…
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NCCS Pushes for Inclusion of Critical Health Care Provisions in Reconciliation Package
11 November, 2021
We're sharing this update from the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship. NCCS joined with other advocacy groups in sending letters to…
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Think Pink for Mammograms This October
10 October, 2021
It’s that time of year again. Yes, it’s time for everything pumpkin spice. It’s also Breast Cancer Awareness Month, recognized every October to…
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Meet our Summit Speakers
08 August, 2021
Our Nevada Cancer Control Summit is just a few weeks away. We are thrilled this year to have another great lineup of speakers addressing issues that…
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Men, it’s time to get to the doctor
06 June, 2021
Guys, it’s been a while, hasn’t it? Aside from COVID-19 testing and vaccination, when was the last time you went to the doctor to check in on your…
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Legislative Session Ends with Some Wins
06 June, 2021
And that’s a wrap! This year’s legislative session was packed with activity, much of it at the last minute. One such bill, an exciting development…
A Wake-Up Call’: Chloe Koast Says She’ll Always Regret Indoor Tanning
‘A Wake-Up Call’: Chloe Koast Says She’ll Always Regret Indoor Tanning
05 May, 2021
The statistics are sobering. The Skin Cancer Foundation estimates the risk of developing life-threatening melanoma increases 75% from just one indoor…
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It’s not ‘just skin cancer,’ and other tips to stay Sun Smart
05 May, 2021
By Kristen Hackbarth, Communications Director Have you ever had someone tell you they had a little something removed from their skin saying, “It’s no…