Welcome to the Nevada Cancer Coalition
The 2014 Nevada Cancer Control Summit brings together expert speakers from throughout Nevada and the nation to discuss the latest topics in cancer treatment and survivorship. Over the next several weeks we’ll highlight some of this year’s experts. This week we […]
“We cannot treat our way out of the cancer problem…More commitment to prevention and early detection is desperately needed in order to complement improved treatments and address the alarming rise in cancer burden globally.” – Dr. Christopher Wild, Director of […]
With March’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month fast approaching, March 1 – 31, health professionals throughout the state are challenging Nevadans to check their rears and get screened for colon cancer. The disease is the second leading cause of cancer death […]
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!