Welcome to the Nevada Cancer Coalition

  • 04.17.15

    Call For Abstracts Now Open

    The Call for Abstracts for the 2015 Nevada Cancer Control Summit Poster Session is now open, with abstracts due Aug. 28 for the Sept. 17-18 summit dates.
    The poster session, moved this year to coincide with a networking reception Thursday, Sept. […]

  • 04.13.15

    7 Lies the Indoor Tanning Industry Continues to Tell

    In 2013 Nevada was successful in becoming the 4th state to pass tanning legislation that prohibits minors under 18 from using indoor tanning devices. While this was a win for our state and set us in the lead for the […]

  • 02.25.15

    Nevadans Challenged to Get Screened for Colon Cancer

    With March’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month fast approaching, health professionals throughout the state are challenging Nevadans to get screened for colon cancer. The disease is the second leading cause of cancer death for men and women in Nevada and nationwide, […]

NCC is a collaboration of state and local government, non-profit organizations, health, medical, and business leaders, the research community, cancer survivors, caregivers, and advocates. This coalition was formed to design and oversee the comprehensive cancer control plan for Nevada. Comprehensive cancer control is based on the idea that people and organizations working together to pool resources and coordinate efforts can effectively increase the prevention of cancer, and ultimately reduce the burden of this devastating disease.

Cancer touches us all – some of us are cancer survivors, most have experienced the cancer diagnosis of a loved one, a family member, a neighbor, a colleague, a dear friend. Together we can fight this devastating disease. Please join us on our quest for cancer-free tomorrows!