Welcome to the Nevada Cancer Coalition

  • 04.8.14

    Celebrating Cancer Registrars April 7 – 11

    In addition to being National Public Health Week, this week April 7 – 11 is also National Cancer Registrars Week (NCRW). The purpose of NCRW is to emphasize the crucial role cancer registrars play in capturing the data that informs […]

  • 04.7.14

    It’s National Public Health Week!

    This week, April 7 – 11, 2014, is National Public Health Week. It’s an opportunity to recognize the contributions of the many organizations that work towards healthy communities through education, promotion of healthy lifestyles, and research for disease and injury […]

  • 03.24.14

    Lynch Syndrome: Just The Facts

    Did you know?
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about 3% of colorectal cancer cases are due to an inherited condition known as Lynch syndrome. In addition to colorectal or colon cancer, Lynch syndrome can also increase […]

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!