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President Joe Biden
Cancer Moonshot misses the mark by glossing over prevention, early detection
02 February, 2022
This month, Nevada Cancer Coalition submitted the following opinion to Nevada Current: Earlier this month, President Biden reignited his …
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Health & Wellness a focus for 2022 Black History Month
02 February, 2022
“However, mortality data for all cancers combined indicates Blacks are more likely to die from cancer.” That’s a line pulled directly from our…
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Preventing cancer one step at a time
01 January, 2022
February is National Cancer Prevention Month, and usually we’d use this space to share the little list of reminders of what you can do personally to…
Nevada Cancer Plan Year 1 Evaluation
Report: First year of Cancer Plan efforts show moderate progress
01 January, 2022
Exciting progress has been made over the first year of the five-year lifespan of our 2021-2025 Nevada Cancer Plan. This week, our partners at the…
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Free radon test kits offered in January, February
01 January, 2022
Have you tested your home or business for radon? Have you even heard of radon? If you said yes, awesome! We’re glad you’ve taken those steps and…
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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…
Lung Cancer Collaborative
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…
Healthy Skin Month
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…
U.S. Capitol
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…