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The Weekly, December 13, 2019

Feature story Breast Cancer Drug Shows Long-Lasting Prevention Power THURSDAY, Dec. 12, 2019 (U.S. News & World Report)—Nearly six years after stopping a five-year regimen of the breast cancer drug anastrozole, women at high risk for breast cancer were 50% less likely to have been struck by the disease, new research shows. The trial included more […]

The Weekly, December 6, 2019

Feature story Study Shows Exercise Reduces Prostate Cancer Risk FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2019 (Medical Daily)—Prostate cancer is the No. 1 cancer risk for men in both the United States and the United Kingdom. In the U.S., it’s also the No. 2 cancer killer behind lung cancer. — The largest ever study of its kind into prostate […]

The Weekly, November 22, 2019

We’ve changed our name! The “ICYMI” newsletter is now “The Weekly”    Feature story Anal cancer rates and deaths are climbing in the US, study says TUESDAY, Nov. 19, 2019 (CNN)—Anal cancer cases and deaths are rising dramatically in the United States, especially among older people and young black men, a new study says. Researchers examined trends in […]

The Weekly, November 15, 2019

We’ve changed our name! The “ICYMI” newsletter is now “The Weekly”   Feature story Facing ‘Certain Death,’ Teenager With Vaping Injury Gets Double Lung Transplant TUESDAY, Nov. 12, 2019 (The New York Times)—A 17-year-old boy whose lungs were irreversibly damaged by vaping received a double-lung transplant at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, a lifesaving measure taken when […]

The Weekly, November 8, 2019

We’ve changed our name! The “ICYMI” newsletter is now “The Weekly”   Feature story Most Americans Fear Cancer, but Feel Powerless to Prevent It: Survey FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2019 (U.S. News & World Report)—While 6 in 10 Americans say they’re concerned about developing cancer, only 1 in 4 make cancer prevention part of their daily lives, a new […]

The Weekly, November 1, 2019

We’ve changed our name! The “ICYMI” newsletter is now “The Weekly”   Feature story Black Salve Is A Dangerous Fake Cancer Cure, But It Continues To Flourish In Facebook Groups WEDNESDAY, Oct. 30, 2019 (BuzzFeed News)—”Black salve” burns through human skin, but Facebook says that groups dedicated to the sham medicine don’t violate its community guidelines. In other […]

ICYMI, October 25, 2019

*The “ICYMI” newsletter will change its name to “The Weekly” next month Feature story FDA pushes for stronger warnings about breast implant risks, including cancer WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23, 2019 (ABC News)—The Food and Drug Administration issued new breast implant guidance on Wednesday, recommending that manufacturers include serious warning labels about the potential complications and risks. The […]

ICYMI, October 18, 2019

*The “ICYMI” newsletter will change its name to “The Weekly” next month Feature story Exercise Advice for Surviving Cancer, and Maybe Avoiding It WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (The New York Times)—Even a little exercise may help people avoid and survive many types of cancer, according to new exercise guidelines released today that focus on how exercise […]

ICYMI, October 11, 2019

*The “ICYMI” newsletter will change its name to “The Weekly” next month Feature story Researchers Find E-cigarettes Cause Lung Cancer in Mice in First Study Tying Vaping to Cancer MONDAY, Oct. 7, 2019 (CNBC)—E-cigarette vapor causes lung cancer and potentially bladder cancer in mice, damaging their DNA and leading researchers at New York University to […]

ICYMI, October 4, 2019

Feature story Is Eating Beef Healthy? The New Fight Raging in Nutrition Science, Explained. TUESDAY, Oct. 1, 2019 (Vox)—A group of 14 researchers just set off a firestorm with a new series of studies that upends years of nutrition advice about meat. Their five systematic reviews, published Monday in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, […]