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Screening, prevention have kept cervical cancer at bay for countless women
01 January, 2023
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month Cervical cancer, once a leading cause of cancer death among women, has become largely preventable…
Jorge and Valerie
ThriveNV Patient Navigation Expands with Southern Nevada Presence
12 December, 2022
Did you know that ThriveNV has three navigators? In late 2021 and early 2022, NCC added two new navigators to the team, both bilingual and based in…
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VIDEO: What happens when you quit smoking?
11 November, 2022
lung cancer awareness month
Lung cancer continues to be leading cause of cancer deaths in Nevada
10 October, 2022
Despite years of progress in screening and medical advances, lung cancer continues to be the leading cause of cancer death among Nevadans – and…
Summit Awardees Huntsman Cancer Institute
Four awarded at annual Nevada Cancer Coalition Summit
09 September, 2022
Nevada Cancer Coalition on Sept. 13 awarded leaders in cancer control in Nevada with Summit Awards, the organization’s annual awards distributed at…
Amy Thompson, Debbie Anderson and Christine Thompson
NCC Board Member Wins National Recognition
08 August, 2022
Nevada Cancer Coalition board member Debbie Anderson on Aug. 23, 2022 will travel to Nashville, Tenn., as Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital's…
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NCC's Policy Recommendations Attract Attention
07 July, 2022
Back in February of 2022 NCC got bold. The Biden Administration released their new iteration of the Cancer Moonshot, and we got excited about…
NCC Summit at Whitney Peak Hotel
Registration open for Nevada Cancer Control Summit
07 July, 2022
Registration is open for Nevada Cancer Coalition’s annual Cancer Control Summit, planned this year for Sept. 13 at Whitney Peak Hotel in Reno.…
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Survivors Need Support in the Workplace
06 June, 2022
When Deborah found a lump in her breast and was diagnosed with cancer her life turned upside-down almost overnight. “I had a full-time job, was…
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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…
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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…
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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…