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The JUUL e-cigarette settlement reveals nefarious marketing practices to lure and addict underage tobacco users, writes ASC CAN.
Regular screening can detect lung cancer early, when it’s easier to treat.
Plus: Study shows that cutting down on alcohol consumption can reduce cancer risk.
Nearly 123,000 cancer deaths, or close to 30% of all U.S. cancer deaths, were due to cigarette smoking in 2019.
Smoking is responsible for 11,000 deaths in Missouri each year. New funding will prevent kids from starting and help current smokers quit.
Study findings also show that excess body fat and a family history of any cancer may help determine the need for cancer screening.
Maintaining a healthy body weight, being physically active and following a healthy diet are linked to improved survival.
Tobacco control researchers say this proposed change could have the greatest impact on youth and African American smokers.
The ELEVATE program enables access to high-quality smoking cessation care while minimizing costs and burden, finds a new study.
People who never smoked were less likely to have cell mutations linked to lung cancer.
The coalition of African-American and Latino churches also supports the FDA’s proposed ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars.
A small Spanish study suggests that screening people living with HIV for lung cancer results in a high rate of diagnosis.
Personalized risk assessment identified 9% more lung cancer cases for screening compared with current U.S. guidelines.
These sugar substitutes were linked to higher risk for overall cancer, particularly breast cancer and obesity-related cancers.
Even the healthiest lifestyle can’t prevent every cancer. But implementing prevention guidelines could prevent 4 out of 10 U.S. cases.
A look back at some of the most important science and treatment news Cancer Health covered this year.
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