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The Weekly, February 7, 2020

February 7, 2020

The Weekly

Feature story

Landmark study to transform cancer treatment

Landmark study to transform cancer treatment

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2020 (BBC)—More than a thousand scientists have built the most detailed picture of cancer ever in a landmark study.

They said cancer was like a 100,000-piece jigsaw, and that until today, 99% of the pieces were missing.

In other news…


When the Teenager or Young Adult Has Cancer
Feb. 6, The New York Times 

Immune therapy tweak offers new hope to blood cancer patients
Feb. 5, NBC News


America’s Flavored Vape Ban Just Started. Here’s What Will Change—and What Won’t.
Feb. 6, Esquire


‘It’s Insidious’: How Juul Pitched E-Cigs to Native American Tribes
Feb. 6, Time Magazine

 

Foundation News

February is National Cancer Prevention Month

FRIDAY, Jan. 31, 2020 (Prevent Cancer Foundation)—February is our favorite time of year here at the Foundation. Spring is quickly approaching, love is in the air around Valentine’s Day (the perfect time to check your mate!), and each day we observe National Cancer Prevention Month.

We live our mission every day, but in February, we go all out, and this year we’re hoping you’ll join us.

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