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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…
Fitness Center Program More Than Just Muscle Building
06 June, 2017
“It is the best thing you will ever do for yourself. And the trainers—they are amazing. They are just great no matter what type of cancer you have.…
Survivor Hands
Empowerment Found at 6-Week Workshop
06 June, 2017
During Spring 2017 NCC hosted a series of focus groups with cancer survivors to learn more about their experiences: both negative and positive. One…
Two Diagnoses, Two Very Different Experiences
06 June, 2017
My name is Sharon Nagel. I am a survivor of two different cancers. I was diagnosed with the first cancer in 1979 when I was 23 years old. One morning…
Exciting Data News from Nevada Central Cancer Registry
06 June, 2017
Have you ever been reading a report on cancer or looked for cancer data and when you got to Nevada you found that there was footnote, “Data not…
Building a Smoke Free Southern Nevada - One Workplace at a Time
06 June, 2017
by Christine Thompson Most of us of Nevadans – nearly 85 percent to be exact – don’t smoke. We appreciate working and eating and being entertained in…
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Reclaiming Health with LIVESTRONG at the Y
06 June, 2017
June 4 is National Cancer Survivors Day, an opportunity to focus on celebrating the many cancer survivors, recognizing the abundance of life after…
Add Smoke Free Meetings to Your Benefits Package
05 May, 2017
by Christine Thompson Most of us of Nevadans – nearly 85 percent to be exact – don’t smoke. We appreciate working and eating in the clean air…