Welcome to the Nevada Cancer Coalition

  • 09.30.14

    Tobacco Free Teens & Youth Advocacy in Nevada

    While youth advocacy is an important part of tobacco prevention initiatives, sometimes it takes an adult role model who knows precisely the dangers of tobacco use to really drive home the message. In 2013, through a grant from the State’s […]

  • 08.27.14

    How Do You Measure Up 2014 – A Look at Nevada’s Cancer Policies

    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 […]

  • 08.8.14

    National Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program Celebrates 23 Years

    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 […]


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!