Nevada Cancer Coalition News

  • 02.1.17

    We Can. I Can. Prevent Cancer Together

    by Kristen Power
    I sit writing this post on the eve of National Cancer Prevention month in February and a handful of days before World Cancer Day, February 4, wracking my brain as to what I can say about cancer prevention […]

  • 01.6.17

    Upcoming Cancer Survivor Workshops

    Partners throughout the state are offering workshops and classes to help survivors navigate the complexities of cancer treatment and improve quality of life through a variety of skills and knowledge.  Here’s a look at the upcoming programs:
    Empower Your Journey at Saint […]

  • 01.5.17

    Two Doses Now Recommended for HPV Vaccination

    This post originally appeared as a guest post on the Immunize Nevada blog.
    Preventing cancer just got a little easier. That’s a big deal.
    The official news at the end of 2016 was a change to the recommendation for HPV (human papillomavirus) […]

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!