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Biggest Little Skin Cancer screening
Doctors, volunteers, and Reno Aces team for ‘Biggest Little Skin Cancer Screening’ May 7 at Greater Nevada Field
04 April, 2024
FREE Skin Checks Offered on First-come, First-served Basis Local dermatologist Dr. Whitney Hovenic is on a crusade to help as many Nevadans as…
sun smart schools presentation in a classroom
Rural Schools Get Sun Smart Visitors
03 March, 2024
Students in rural communities across northern Nevada this month got an extra dose of sunshine—in the form of Sun Smart Schools. The students…
Sun Smart Schools classroom presentation
Assemblies, classroom presentations a fun part of Sun Smart Schools
02 February, 2024
School districts in Nevada are required to have a sun safety policy, and for many of them, that includes participating in the Sun Smart Schools…
father and toddler on the beach practicing sun safety
Join the Sun Smart Nevada Town Hall
10 October, 2023
In the eight years since the launch of Sun Smart Nevada we’ve done a lot! We launched a program in the schools to educate Nevada’s youth and…
Grassroots Success: PTO plants trees at Mamie Towles Elementary School
07 July, 2023
While advocating for personal sun safety and sunscreen use has been a core of NCC’s Sun Smart Schools program, we’ve also encouraged environmental…
Sunburn and peeling skin on a woman's shoulders
Skin cancer continues to be most common cancer in Nevada, U.S.
05 May, 2023
More people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in Nevada than all other cancers combined, according to the American Cancer Society. This year…
UNR Skin Clinic students and physicians
Success Story: Dermatology Students Embrace Sun Smart Initiatives to Expand Program Reach
04 April, 2023
NCC has been working with medical students from University of Nevada's Las Vegas and Reno campuses for a number of years, especially when it comes…
2023 Skin Cancer Awareness Month Tools
04 April, 2023
Skin Cancer Awareness Month is recognized each May. NCC provides these tools to assist you in promoting sun safety, skin cancer prevention, and…
Anita Savell
Musings, experiences from a young doctor and dermatology resident
02 February, 2023
Dr. Anita Savell is a first-year dermatology resident at the University of California, Davis. Dermatology requires three years of specialty specific…
father and toddler on the beach practicing sun safety
Learn About UV Radiation During July Awareness Month
07 July, 2022
UV safety takes on a whole new urgency in the summertime as many more people head outdoors to enjoy time at the beach, around the pool, enjoying the…
UNR Skin Clinic students and physicians
Skin cancer awareness: Medical students host free skin cancer clinic
06 June, 2022
University of Nevada, Reno's Nevada Today reported on a recent skin cancer screening clinic hosted for the school's faculty, staff and students…
Reno Sports Complex Manager Camille Porter with Brian Pienta from Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute
Local dermatologists sponsor sunscreen kiosks at regional parks
06 June, 2022
Five new sunscreen dispensers will be available just in time for summer vacation installed at parks in Reno, Sparks, Washoe County and in Elko…