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National Melanoma
Melanoma Monday Message - It Matters
05 May, 2020
Today is “Melanoma Monday”, a day designed bring awareness to melanoma and remind us of what we can do to keep ourselves healthy. Melanoma is…
Shedding Light on a Sun Safe Ironman Journey
05 May, 2020
Growing up and playing soccer in the hot Texas sun, my parents always encouraged practicing sun safety. In high school my sport of choice changed to…
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Sparks Athletic Director Seized Sun Smart Partnership Opportunity
04 April, 2020
Dilworth Middle School Athletic Director Kelly Mitchell is a sun safety warrior. This melanoma, basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma survivor…
Cancer: Thriving & Surviving Workshops Announced
04 April, 2020
University of Nevada's Sanford Center for Aging has just launched their FREE Thriving & Surviving Workshops ONLINE for Spring 2020 the Cancer:…
Coronavirus - What You Need to Know
04 April, 2020
What you need to know now By: Steven Fine  NCC Communications Director   Stay Home, Stay Safe - Please leave home only for essentials, like…
Don't Fry Day...Reminding You To Wear Sunscreen
04 April, 2020
Ever heard of Don't Fry Day? For people with fair, easily sunburned skin that's likely every day. But for cancer prevention advocates it's the Friday…
My Choice in Colorectal Cancer Screening
My Choice in Colorectal Cancer Screening
03 March, 2020
By: Cari Herington, NCC Executive Director Working my way towards that big 5-0 birthday in 2018, I knew darn well that a colonoscopy was in my future…
Clear the Air of Smoke/Vape Outside Restaurant Doorways, Patios
11 November, 2019
Guest Blogger: Ashley Hamstengel Who wants to breathe secondhand smoke while they are eating dinner? I bet most people would say, “not me.” I work at…
Young Breast Cancer Survivor, Forged in Fire, Becomes Cancer Care Advocate
Young Breast Cancer Survivor, Forged in Fire, Becomes Cancer Care Advocate
10 October, 2019
It was the worst of circumstances. A not-quite 28-year-old woman - newly relocated, unemployed, and uninsured - feels a small lump on her left breast…
Individuals, Organizations Recognized in Annual Nevada Cancer Control Summit Awards
09 September, 2019
RENO, Nev. (Sept. 17, 2019) – Nine individuals and three organizations received awards recognizing their passion and leadership in cancer control on…
R & D
Skin Doesn't Lie
05 May, 2019
Guest blogger: UNR Student Dana Getreu The truth about our moles and why it’s important for yearly skin cancer checks. Yearly physicals are…
My First Skin Cancer Screening
04 April, 2019
Guest blogger: UNR Student Ramsey Pfeffinger My name is Ramsey Pfeffinger. On Friday, April 26 I got my first skin cancer screening! I’m here to use…