The Weekly: E-cigarette use among teens, lung cancer and more

Published on September 11, 2020

The Weekly

Feature story

E-Cigarette Use Falls Sharply Among Teenagers, C.D.C. Finds

WEDNESDAY, September 9 (The New York Times)—The number of high school students regularly using e-cigarettes dropped significantly over the past year, after several years of soaring use, according to a new government survey of teenagers.

But the data suggested that even greater progress may have been stymied by the growing popularity of a new product — disposable e-cigarettes, which, under a loophole in federal regulations, are still allowed to be sold in youth-friendly flavors.

In other news…

Gene Testing for Patients With Breast Cancer and Second Cancer
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Are you old enough to give up your screening mammogram?
September 10, Chicago Tribune

Here’s Why Lung Cancer Death Rates are Improving in the U.S.
September 9, Healthline

Husband, father, friend, Marine and colorectal cancer advocate: In memory of Patrick Beauregard
September 8, Boston Globe

We are forever grateful for Patrick’s work with us to raise awareness about young-onset colorectal cancer, and for the honor of knowing such a kind, selfless and determined individual. The Foundation is committed to continuing our work on young-onset colorectal cancer in Patrick’s memory.

Foundation news

26th Annual Prevent Cancer Foundation Gala

In an effort to reduce risk and keep our communities safe, we reimagined our 26th Annual Gala as a VIRTUAL event! If you missed last night’s live-stream you can still view the program on YouTube and on our Facebook page.

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