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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…
Debbie Anderson Cropped
People Are Worth Fighting For: Debbie Anderson's Story
02 February, 2019
Profiles of Courage: Debbie Anderson's Breast Cancer Survivor Story My name is Debbie Anderson, some may know me as an employee of Northeastern…
Med Student Volunteers With NCC, Sun Smart Nevada
11 November, 2018
Guest Blogger: UNR Medical Student II, Anita Savell It was very cold up on Mt. Rose. As the cold seeped through my boots I quickly realized I needed…
Individuals, Organizations Recognized in Annual Nevada Cancer Coalition Summit Awards
09 September, 2018
Nine individuals and two organizations received awards recognizing their passion and leadership in cancer control on Monday, Sept. 17 at the Nevada…
Good Prep a Key to Colonoscopy
Good Prep a Key to Colonoscopy
07 July, 2018
Prepping for colonoscopy is dreaded by many, and for some is a barrier to screening. However, once the bowel prep is complete the procedure is…
New Colon Cancer Screening Guideline Released...What Does It Mean?
07 July, 2018
In May 2018 American Cancer Society released an updated guideline for colorectal cancer screening. The new recommendation says regular screening…
Summit Scholarships Now Available
Summit Scholarships Now Available
06 June, 2018
We have scholarships! This year the Nevada Cancer Control Summit has a limited number of scholarship opportunities for both students and cancer…
NCC Highlights Survivorship at Nevada Libraries
NCC Highlights Survivorship at Nevada Libraries
06 June, 2018
Nevada Cancer Coalition's most recent survivorship project is a new partnership bringing information and support to the community in the places where…
Peavine Elementary TMPF Sunscreen
NCC Donates Sunscreen Dispensers to Northern Nevada Nonprofits
05 May, 2018
Three northern Nevada nonprofits received free automatic sunscreen dispensers and a supply of sunscreen through a community donation program launched…
Food Bank Mobile Harvest
Nevada Cancer Coalition Offers Free Sunscreen Dispensers
05 May, 2018
Nevada Cancer Coalition is recognizing Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month by awarding five automatic sunscreen dispensers to nonprofits in…
Learn the 5 S’s to Be Sun Smart This Summer
05 May, 2018
It’s once again Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, recognized May 1 – 31 each year. Bookended by Melanoma Monday, this year May 7, and Don’t…
New Transportation Options Available to Northern Nevada Patients
04 April, 2018
Transportation to and from cancer treatments can be a challenge, and for some, getting to treatment can be one of the biggest roadblocks to cancer…