Links to Support Organizations

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

BCAN’s mission is to advance research, provide information and support, and raise awareness on bladder cancer. Find out more about what we do by clicking the link above.

The Caring Place

The Caring Place provides many services to cancer survivors, caregivers, patients, and anyone touched by cancer. Services include classes like yoga, meditation, and crafts to massage therapy, exercise classes, to support groups for cancer and emotional support. It is open to both children and adults.

Livestrong at the YMCA

Cancer is a life-changing disease that takes a tremendous physical and emotional toll on those affected. The Y and the LIVESTRONG foundation have joined together to create LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, a research-based physical activity and well-being program designed to help adult cancer survivors reclaim their total health.

Class for the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA will be offered at the Durango Hills YMCA, 3521 N Durango Dr., Las Vegas, NV. For information please contact Heather Simpson at hsimpson@lasvegasymca.rog or 702.839.4914.

Nevada Cancer Coaltion

The Nevada Cancer Coalition is an organization partially funded from a Nevada State grant. It provides a wealth of information connected with cancer such as the state epidemiology office, state cancer control plan, cancer news, resources, various private and public organizations associated with cancer in Nevada.

Links to Official Cancer Information

Nevada's Comprehensive Cancer Control Program Overview

The State of Nevada’s Comprehensive Cancer Control Program works towards bringing together communities and partner organizations who strive to reduce the burden of cancer in Nevada by combining efforts to:

1.Reduce cancer risk
2.Find cancers earlier
3.Improve treatments
4.Increase the number of people who survive cancer

Read more about the state’s comprehensive program in the link above.

Nevada State Cancer Plan

The official 2016-2020 Nevada State Cancer Plan is provided here at the CDC in a PDF format. If you are curious on what the official policies are, this provides numerous information.

State of Nevada Comprehensive Cancer Plan 2011-2015

The 2011-2015 Nevada State Comprehensive Cancer Plan