Nevada Cancer Coalition News

  • 12.30.15

    Nevada Releases Report on Statewide Obesity Burden

    A new report outlining the burden of obesity in Nevada was recently released by the State’s Division of Public and Behavioral Health, providing data on childhood and adult obesity and focus areas for reducing the number of obese or overweight Nevadans.
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  • 12.28.15

    Community Health Workers in the Spotlight

    As states and the nation transform their health systems, many policymakers are turning to community health workers (CHWs) to tackle some of the most challenging aspects of health improvement, such as facilitating care coordination, enhancing access to community-based services, mitigating the impacts of […]

  • 12.14.15

    Looking Back

    2015 was a wonderful year for the Nevada Cancer Coalition!
    Our 2015 Year in Review
    There are so many projects and accomplishments from throughout the year that we are proud of. We started the year by hiring our third staff member — […]

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!