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Checking In on World Cancer Day
02 February, 2018
by Kristen Power Here we are again. National Cancer Prevention Month has begun and World Cancer Day is, once again, just a few days away (on February…
Empowerment in Survivorship Through Self-Love
01 January, 2018
Ashley L. doesn’t consider herself to be a survivor. “I just shoved it away and disassociated from the entire experience,” she says of the CIN 3…
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Sun Smart Schools Wraps a Successful 2017
12 December, 2017
Sun Smart Schools, NCC's signature skin cancer prevention program for Nevada's students, kicked off its second year of programming in the 2016-17…
From the RGJ: 'Get Your Affairs in Order. Make a Bucket List.'
12 December, 2017
This is an excerpt from Reno Gazette-Journal published in May 2017. To read the full story, click the link at the end.  The boy approached…
Individuals, Organizations Recognized in Annual Nevada Cancer Coalition Summit Awards
11 November, 2017
Seven individuals and two organizations received awards recognizing their passion and leadership in cancer control on Monday, Nov. 6 at the Nevada…
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New Collaboration Benefits Breast Cancer Survivors
10 October, 2017
As a coalition, we love a good story about collaboration and partnership. When we heard that two of our partners were working together on a unique…
Carson Tahoe Breast Center Participates in International Clinical Trial
10 October, 2017
Carson Tahoe Breast Center was recently selected as the only provider in Nevada, and one of only 131 worldwide, to participate in the prestigious…
Thoughts on the 2017 CDC National Cancer Conference
08 August, 2017
Team NCC, along with several partners from the state’s cancer control programs, recently returned from the National CDC Cancer Conference in Atlanta…
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Recovering from Treatment In Body and Mind
07 July, 2017
My name is Nancy G. I am a survivor of anal cancer, March 2015 at the age of 74. I had been fighting an anal fissure for six months and was sent to a…
Loose Compliance
Report: Loose Compliance for Nevada's Indoor Tanning Law
07 July, 2017
In 2013 Nevada was the fourth state in the nation to prohibit minors under 18 from using indoor tanning devices. NRS 597 outlines the law's key…
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New CDC Report: Deaths from Cancer Higher in Rural America
07 July, 2017
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):  The cancer gap between rural and urban Americans continues to grow in the United…
Survivors Blog
NCC Releases Report Focusing on Survivor Experiences in Nevada
06 June, 2017
More than a year ago, NCC brought together partners from across the state to form a task force focusing on survivorship and palliative care. That…