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Lung Cancer Collaborative
Lung Cancer Collaborative kicks off with overwhelming response
12 December, 2021
Nearly 80 participants logged on to the first Lug Cancer Collaborative meeting in early November, confirming the need for more teamwork and action…
UNLV students present Sun Smart at Boys and Girls Club
Volunteers, partners the backbone of Sun Smart programs
12 December, 2021
NCC’s Sun Smart Nevada and its youth component Sun Smart Schools are two sure ways partner collaboration and volunteer support are helping create…
Prevention
HPV Vaccinations: The Dental Community’s Role
11 November, 2021
The American Cancer Society in partnership with the Nevada Dental Hygienists’ Association presents this interactive webinar series to educate dental…
Healthy Skin Month
Sunscreen is for more than just summer
11 November, 2021
November is National Healthy Skin Month Sweater weather is here in Nevada, or sweatshirts if that’s preferred. Whatever your clothing choice,…
Prevention
HPV 101
11 November, 2021
This session is offered by Gundersen Health System as part of its Childhood Immunization Education Series. In this 30 minute program, participants…
Prevention
Special Series ECHO: Skin Cancer Prevention, Screening, and Follow-Up
11 November, 2021
This clinic discusses the definition, etiologies, differential diagnosis, and treatment for melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers. Presenter:…
Prevention
NCI Lectures: Intercepting Lung Cancer via the Airway Transcriptome
11 November, 2021
This lecture is part of the National Cancer Institute's 2020 Annual Advances in Cancer Prevention Lecture Series Presented by Avrum Spira, M.D.,…
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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…
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…
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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…
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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…