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NCCS Pushes for Inclusion of Critical Health Care Provisions in Reconciliation Package
11 November, 2021
We're sharing this update from the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship. NCCS joined with other advocacy groups in sending letters to…
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Think Pink for Mammograms This October
10 October, 2021
It’s that time of year again. Yes, it’s time for everything pumpkin spice. It’s also Breast Cancer Awareness Month, recognized every October to…
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Meet our Summit Speakers
08 August, 2021
Our Nevada Cancer Control Summit is just a few weeks away. We are thrilled this year to have another great lineup of speakers addressing issues that…
Men, it’s time to get to the doctor
06 June, 2021
Guys, it’s been a while, hasn’t it? Aside from COVID-19 testing and vaccination, when was the last time you went to the doctor to check in on your…
Legislative Session Ends with Some Wins
06 June, 2021
And that’s a wrap! This year’s legislative session was packed with activity, much of it at the last minute. One such bill, an exciting development…
A Wake-Up Call’: Chloe Koast Says She’ll Always Regret Indoor Tanning
‘A Wake-Up Call’: Chloe Koast Says She’ll Always Regret Indoor Tanning
05 May, 2021
The statistics are sobering. The Skin Cancer Foundation estimates the risk of developing life-threatening melanoma increases 75% from just one indoor…
It’s not ‘just skin cancer,’ and other tips to stay Sun Smart
05 May, 2021
By Kristen Hackbarth, Communications Director Have you ever had someone tell you they had a little something removed from their skin saying, “It’s no…
Elko School Nurse, Melanoma Survivor, Sun Safety Advocate
05 May, 2021
By Christine Thompson, NCC Cancer Prevention Programs Manager There’s a lot to be said for following your gut instinct, especially when it comes to…
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Have you heard? Nevada is thriving.
04 April, 2021
Last month NCC launched, our companion site that focuses on caring, connection, and collaboration for Nevadans in need of cancer support…
UNR Student Urges Smoke Free Workplaces
UNR Student Urges Smoke Free Workplaces for All
04 April, 2021
Fighting Against Historic Targeting of Minorities by Big Tobacco Submitted by Mauricia Feaster University of Nevada, Reno Student Intern for…
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Obesity Care Week
03 March, 2021
Today, the disease of obesity affects more than 93 million Americans, and more than 33 percent of Americans are affected by excess weight. Obesity…
It Takes Guts to Talk About Colon Cancer
It Takes Guts to Talk About Colon Cancer
03 March, 2021
By Steven Fine, Nevada Cancer Coalition We all have a certain comfort level when it comes to talking about our health. On the surface, we usually…