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Prevention, screening still keys to reducing cancer burden
05 May, 2022
Cancer experts Lisa Richardson, MD, MPH, director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
cancer registrar at computer
National Cancer Registrars Week Recognized April 4-8
04 April, 2022
If there’s anyone that seems to fly under the radar in cancer control, it’s probably the cancer registrar. Their efforts are so important to cancer…
cervical cancer screening
USPSTF Releases Final Research Plan for Cervical Cancer Screening
03 March, 2022
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in mid-March provided an update on its progress in reviewing and potentially updating its ratings for…
NCC team in blue shirts
Four new members join team NCC
03 March, 2022
In case you missed it, NCC is growing. From just four years ago when NCC was a team of three, we’re now a team of eight! Late last year we added…
colin the colon
Inflatable colons are a fun teaching tool that get results
03 March, 2022
In February, part of Team NCC participated in a fun team building activity. We inflated Colin, our inflatable colon, inside the office. It was…
employees meeting
Employee appreciation starts with caring about their health
03 March, 2022
Paid sick leave has become a hot topic since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, when many people were out of work because they were sick, caring…
Black adults with children
Recent changes expand access to colorectal cancer screening
03 March, 2022
Over the past year, two major changes have increased access to colorectal cancer screening, making the early detection exam less expensive and…
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 …
Black woman jogging
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…
people exercising
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…
radon action month
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…