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Nevada Cancer Control Summit

Nevada Cancer Control Summit

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September 16, 2019

Whitney Peak Hotel
Reno, Nevada

Hosted by Nevada Cancer Coalition, the Nevada Cancer Control Summit is a statewide conference featuring sessions on targeted topics across the cancer spectrum. The Summit brings together physicians, nurses, advocates, survivors, administrators, and more to share cutting-edge information, update practitioners on the latest topics in cancer care, and strengthen the coalition to further cancer control efforts in Nevada.

The Summit offers continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, cancer registry professionals, and oftentimes credits for other specialty areas. Click the CME/CE tab for updated credit information.


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2019 Summit Exhibitors and Sponsors

This conference is supported, in part, by exhibits in accordance with the ACCME standards for Commerical Support:

Platnium Level

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Summit Tote Sponsor 

Comprehensive Cancer Center

Gold Level


Coherus Biosciences

Cure 4 The Kids

Activity Sponsors

Registry Session Sponsor - This could be you!

Exhibitor Bingo Sponsor - Who doesn't like to sponsor games?

Breakfast & Break Sponsor - Make everyone happy first thing in the morning!

Awards Luncheon Sponsor - You could be their midday hero!

View our Sponsorship & Exhibitor Packet for more information on all sponsorships.

Silver Level

Alexion Pharmaceuticals


Mountain View Hospital

Nevada Oncology Society

Nevada Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease

Northern Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation

Saint Mary's Health Network

Seattle Genetics

Servier Pharmaceuticals

Bronze Level

Carson Tahoe Health 

GI Consultants

The Heath Foundation

Jannsen Oncology

Nevada Radon Education


Skin Cancer Dermatology Institute

Taiho Oncology

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through a grant by the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health Nevada Central Cancer Registry, number 5NU58DP006306-02. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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General Session Topics

New Directions for the Commission on Cancer (CoC)
James Harris, MD, FACS, Nevada State Chair of Cancer for CoC Chair, Department of Surgery at UNR, Western Surgical Group

Advances in Immunotherapy: Checkpoint Inhibitors and Cancer Vaccines

Gastrointestinal Cancers

New Face of Pediatric Cancer in Nevada
Martin Johnson, MD, Renown
Alan Ikeda, MD, Children's Specialty Center

Xiomara Rocha-Cadman, MD, Training Program Director, Consultation-Liaison Psychiarty, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer/NYPH Weill Cornell

Genitourinary Cancers
Oscar Goodman, Jr., MD, PhD, Comprehensive Cancer Centers

Primary Care Sessions

Lung Cancer Prevention and Screening for Your Patients
Christina Alsop, APRN, Intake Oncology Coordinator and Lung Screening Clinic, Renown

Addressing Skin Cancer in the Primary Care Setting and Advances in Treatment
Whitney Hovenic, MD, Skin Cancer and Dermatology Institute

Cancer Tumor Registrar Workshops


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Continuing Education Credit

Details coming soon!

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Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities

Exhibitors and sponsors of the Nevada Cancer Control Summit help to support NCC's efforts to provide continuing education opportunities to our members and connect them with other individuals and organizations working in the fields of oncology and cancer control. Opportunities range from Bronze level to Platinum level and additional opportunities can be tailored to meet your goals. 

Activity Sponsorship Options - $2,000

Registry Session Sponsor - 1 Available
Exhibitor Bingo Sponsor - 1 Available
Breakfast & Break Sponsor - 2 Available
Awards Luncheon Sponsor - 1 Available

Attendee Tote Sponsorship - $3,000 - Unavailable

Download the 2019 Sponsor and Exhibitor Packet

to review opportunities in detail and to pay by check, or pay by credit card below. 

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If you have any questions, please email

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Early bird registration is open from April 1, 2019 - August 9, 2019!

NCC Members please log in to the Member Access Portal to access your member registration discount. If you have difficulties logging in, please email

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Accommodations are offered at Whitney Peak Hotel, Reno's first and only non-gaming, non-smoking, independent hotel!

Whitney Peak Hotel
255 N. Virginig Street
Reno, NV 89501
(775) 398-5400


We are pleased to offer the following hotel room rate for conference attendees (room rate is only valid during the conference days):

Sunday, September 15, 2019 - Monday, September 16, 2019

$160.00 + 13.5% tax (Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes in effect at the time of check-in. The current taxes are subject to change. All paid occupied rooms are subject to a $2 tourism surcharge.)

Guests may make hotel room reservations by calling (775) 398-5400 and mentioning the group code NVCC2019 to receive the discounted room rate.



Parking - Complimentary self-parking in the hotel garage which is located off of Plaza St. Valet parking is $15.00 per vehicle.

The parking garage is located kitty-corner to the hotel on the corner of Virginia and Plaza streets. If you choose to self-park, you are a short walk across Virginia Street to the obby entrance, located on the through street, Commercial Row. If you would rather valet, pull on up to the lobby entrance on Commercial Row and the hotel staff will gladly park your ride for you. Valet parking includes unlimited in & out privileges.

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