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Clear the Air of Smoke/Vape Outside Restaurant Doorways, Patios
11 November, 2019
Guest Blogger: Ashley Hamstengel Who wants to breathe secondhand smoke while they are eating dinner? I bet most people would say, “not me.” I work at…
Young Breast Cancer Survivor, Forged in Fire, Becomes Cancer Care Advocate
Young Breast Cancer Survivor, Forged in Fire, Becomes Cancer Care Advocate
10 October, 2019
It was the worst of circumstances. A not-quite 28-year-old woman - newly relocated, unemployed, and uninsured - feels a small lump on her left breast…
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Individuals, Organizations Recognized in Annual Nevada Cancer Control Summit Awards
09 September, 2019
RENO, Nev. (Sept. 17, 2019) – Nine individuals and three organizations received awards recognizing their passion and leadership in cancer control on…
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Skin Doesn't Lie
05 May, 2019
Guest blogger: UNR Student Dana Getreu The truth about our moles and why it’s important for yearly skin cancer checks. Yearly physicals are…
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My First Skin Cancer Screening
04 April, 2019
Guest blogger: UNR Student Ramsey Pfeffinger My name is Ramsey Pfeffinger. On Friday, April 26 I got my first skin cancer screening! I’m here to use…
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People Are Worth Fighting For: Debbie Anderson's Story
02 February, 2019
Profiles of Courage: Debbie Anderson's Breast Cancer Survivor Story My name is Debbie Anderson, some may know me as an employee of Northeastern…
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Med Student Volunteers With NCC, Sun Smart Nevada
11 November, 2018
Guest Blogger: UNR Medical Student II, Anita Savell It was very cold up on Mt. Rose. As the cold seeped through my boots I quickly realized I needed…
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Individuals, Organizations Recognized in Annual Nevada Cancer Coalition Summit Awards
09 September, 2018
Nine individuals and two organizations received awards recognizing their passion and leadership in cancer control on Monday, Sept. 17 at the Nevada…
Good Prep a Key to Colonoscopy
Good Prep a Key to Colonoscopy
07 July, 2018
Prepping for colonoscopy is dreaded by many, and for some is a barrier to screening. However, once the bowel prep is complete the procedure is…
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New Colon Cancer Screening Guideline Released...What Does It Mean?
07 July, 2018
In May 2018 American Cancer Society released an updated guideline for colorectal cancer screening. The new recommendation says regular screening…
Summit Scholarships Now Available
Summit Scholarships Now Available
06 June, 2018
We have scholarships! This year the Nevada Cancer Control Summit has a limited number of scholarship opportunities for both students and cancer…
NCC Highlights Survivorship at Nevada Libraries
NCC Highlights Survivorship at Nevada Libraries
06 June, 2018
Nevada Cancer Coalition's most recent survivorship project is a new partnership bringing information and support to the community in the places where…