The Weekly: Guys and colon cancer, teen vaping during the pandemic, and more

Published on April 23, 2021

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Here's What Every Guy Should Know About Colon Cancer

Here’s What Every Guy Should Know About Colon Cancer

THURSDAY, April 22, 2021 (GQ)—Colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in men and women, and the third most common cancer diagnosis. On top of that, alarmingly, an increasing number of young people are being diagnosed with the disease, among them actor Chadwick Boseman, whose death from colon cancer at the age of 43 shed some overdue light on how the illness affects both people under 50 and, disproportionately, Black people.

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Prevent Cancer Dialogue part 2 is almost here!

Prevent Cancer Dialogue part 2 is almost here!

Don’t miss part 2 of this three-part webcast series. Join us on May 5 for “Innovations in Early Detection” as we dialogue with colleagues from around the world. Registration is free! Register now.

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