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NCC Releases Annual Member Survey
11 November, 2023
Nevada Cancer Coalition, each year, distributes a survey to its members to gather feedback on who are members are and what's important to them. We…
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Mammogram Match campaign planned for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
10 October, 2023
The fifth annual Paint Nevada Pink begins Oct. 1 to highlight the importance of breast cancer screening, this year with a twist. For the first 5,000…
NCC names 2023 Summit Award winners
09 September, 2023
Nevada Cancer Coalition this month named five recipients of the nonprofit’s annual Summit Awards. The awardees are a mix of clinical, public health…
Sarah Grocki
Welcome Sarah! NCC hires community engagement manager
09 September, 2023
NCC this month hired Sarah Grocki, MBA, as Community Engagement Manager—a new position created to support the coalition’s increasing outreach and…
NCC Summit in Las Vegas
2023 Summit packed with learning, networking
08 August, 2023
The one-day Nevada Cancer Control Summit, now just a few weeks away, brings together continuing education and industry sessions, networking,…
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NCC works with UNR Public Health to learn more about Black women and breast cancer screening
08 August, 2023
Over the past year NCC has been working with the University of Nevada, Reno School of Public Health to learn more about perceptions, behaviors, and…
Knowing family history can be vital for reducing cancer risk
07 July, 2023
Recently, NCC’s Valerie Martinez, our Southern Nevada Outreach Coordinator, underwent genetic testing to determine if she had the BRCA gene mutation…
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Legislature wraps with wins and losses for cancer control
07 July, 2023
We are thrilled to share that the bill NCC had worked on for several years is now a law thanks to efforts during the 82nd Nevada Legislature, which…
Reflections from 2023's ONS Congress
05 May, 2023
It’s been nearly a month since NCC’s nurse navigator Amy Thompson and executive director Cari Herington returned from San Antonio, Texas where…
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Skin cancer continues to be most common cancer in Nevada, U.S.
05 May, 2023
More people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in Nevada than all other cancers combined, according to the American Cancer Society. This year…
UNR Skin Clinic students and physicians
Success Story: Dermatology Students Embrace Sun Smart Initiatives to Expand Program Reach
04 April, 2023
NCC has been working with medical students from University of Nevada's Las Vegas and Reno campuses for a number of years, especially when it comes…
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Debbie Anderson: Lung Cancer HERO
03 March, 2023
Nevada Cancer Coalition Board Member Debbie Anderson is in Washington D.C. serving as a lung cancer HERO. We're sharing this story that she shared…