Welcome to the Nevada Cancer Coalition
Last week the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network released the 2014 version of their annual “How Do You Measure Up?,” (HDYMU) a progress report on state legislative activity to reduce cancer incidence and mortality. Since Nevada’s lawmakers only meet […]
23rd Anniversary. It’s a bit of an odd milestone to celebrate, when compared to the more rounded numbers 20 or 25. But in this era of healthcare reform and economic fluctuation, it’s a great time to take a look at […]
This week the Nevada Cancer Coalition submitted a public comment to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in response to their proposed new rule, referred to as the deeming rule, that would extend the FDA’s authority to regulate all other […]
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!