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July is National UV Safety Month: 7 Myths About Skin Cancer and Sun Damage

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Don’t fall victim to misinformation. This July, in honor of National UV Safety Month, educate yourself on how to protect your skin from harmful UV radiation and prevent the development of skin cancer. ***** Myth #1: If you have naturally dark skin, you won’t get skin cancer. While it’s true that lighter skinned people have […]

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Two Surprising Things that May Help Treat Cancer

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Broccoli and jogging may seem like an odd pairing, but the results of two new studies have shown that they may help in the treatment of cancer. Read on to learn why: Broccoli and other Cruciferous Vegetables May Aid the Treatment of Cancer According to researchers at South Dakota State University, cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cabbage, […]

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Inspiring: Daughter Uses Costumes to Make Chemo Fun for Mother with Terminal Cancer

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When 67-year-old mother of four, Carla Wilson, learned she had stage IV lung cancer, she was devastated. But then her youngest daughter, Robyn, had an idea for a creative way to cheer up , she turned her mother’s chemotherapy treatments into an opportunity for both of them to dress up in funny costumes and make […]

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CCCN Offering Free Sunscreen though Partnership with Wet n’ Wild and Las Vegas 51’s

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  In an effort to protect Southern Nevada residents from the potentially harmful UV-A and UV-B rays, CCCN has partnered with Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas and The Las Vegas 51’s to provide complementary broad spectrum SPF 30 sunscreen to guests of Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas water park and the Cashman Field baseball park. The complimentary sunscreen will […]

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Not Your Typical “Get Well Soon” Card: Honest Cancer Empathy Cards Offer an Honest Approach to a Serious Illness

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“Get Well Soon”. It’s a common sentiment expressed in sympathy cards, but for designer Emily McDowell, it’s a sentiment that doesn’t always hit the mark. As she writes on her website, “Get well soon” cards don’t make sense when someone might not.” McDowell would know. The 38-year-old owner of Emily McDowell Studio once faced the […]

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Many Americans Are Not Getting Screened for Cancer, The CDC Reports

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According to a recent report filed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), men and women in the US are not keeping up-to-date with their screenings for colon, breast and cervical cancers. The report found that two out of five adults were not current with their colon cancer screenings and one out of […]

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True Strength is Never Giving Up

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True strength is never giving up. It takes great courage and bravery to focus on hope, focus on the positive, live in the moment and persevere in the midst of adversity. Winston Churchill once said, “If you’re going through hell, keep going. Never, never, never give up.” Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN), an affiliate […]

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June is Men’s Health Month

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June is Men’s Health Month, a month dedicated to encouraging men of all ages to seek early treatment for preventable diseases. Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) would like to encourage men in Southern Nevada and around the country to use this month to focus on their mental and physical health. Here are five ways […]

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How to Effectively Communicate with a Cancer Patient: CCCN Medical Oncologist and Cancer Survivor, Nicholas Vogelzang, Offers His Advice

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The first Sunday in June is National Cancer Survivors Day, a day when cancer survivors and communities around the country join together to offer support, provide community outreach and celebrate life in an effort to demonstrate to the world that life after cancer can be rewarding and inspiring. Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) is […]

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Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada is Expanding! Meet the Physicians of Our New Pulmonary Division

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Lung Center of Nevada, a division of Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada Opens Today, June 1, 2015. According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 2,040 people in Nevada were diagnosed with lung and bronchus cancer in 2014 and an estimated 1,420 people in Nevada died of the disease. Unfortunately, despite recent advancements in treatment, […]

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