• 04.16.2015
    April is cancer awareness month for testicular and esophageal cancers. Learn about these diseases and their risk factors, how to recognize symptoms, and treatment options.  Testicular cancer overview from the American Cancer Society  Esophagus cancer overview from the American Cancer Society
  • women over 65 getting too many mammograms - SNCC
    Among older women, getting a mammogram every two years was just as beneficial as getting a mammogram annually, and led to significantly fewer false positive results, according to a study led by UC San Francisco. The national study of more than 140,000 women between the ages of 66 and 89 appeared online on Feb. 5 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. "Screening every other year, as...
  • U.S. death rate from cancer is dropping, but it's not all good news - SNCC
    Annual statistics reporting from the American Cancer Society shows the death rate from cancer in the US has fallen 20% from its peak in 1991. "Cancer Statistics, 2013," published in the American Cancer Society's journal CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, and its companion piece "Cancer Facts & Figures 2013," estimates the numbers of new cancer cases and deaths expected in the US this year....
  • U.S. Death Rate From Cancer is Dropping Fast
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  • SNCC hiring Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant
    Sierra Nevada Cancer Center is looking for a Nurse Practitioner and Billing Assistant to join our practice
. Experience with chemotherapy and cancer patients a plus. 
This team member will work out of our Carson City office. To join our amazing team of healthcare heroes; please fax your resume to office manager Kristina Benavidez at (775) 883-0877.
  • Cancer journey
    Thanks to remarkable improvements in cancer detection, care and research, millions of women are surviving breast cancer today. Our last post talked about treatment options and detection methods. This time, we're talking about the role of personal care when diagnosed with breast cancer, as well as preventive measures and risk factors. Personal Care The idea of undergoing any cancer treatment can...