Welcome to the Nevada Cancer Coalition

  • 05.13.15

    Don’t Fry Day…Reminding You To Wear Sunscreen

    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 before Memorial Day each year, this year on Friday, May 22. It’s an annual day […]

  • 04.29.15

    Break Out The Sunscreen For Melanoma Monday

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    Monday, May 4 marks the annual “Melanoma Monday,” an awareness day created by the American Academy of Dermatologists to promote early detection and prevention for melanoma and other types of skin cancer. The day also helps to […]

  • 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. […]


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!