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nnn Star Trek star, Leonard Nimoy’s family shares his COPD story

The family of Star Trek star, Leonard Nimoy shares his COPD story.  Here is a video of the preview of his new movie and a link to his website here:  http://rememberingleonardfilm.com/index.html

vaping National and State Trends in Sales of Cigarettes and E-Cigarettes, U.S., 2011-2015

Today CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) is releasing a tobacco-related article in the March 9th edition of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine entitled, “National and State Trends in Sales of Cigarettes and E-Cigarettes, U.S., 2011-2015.” Authors examined retail scanner data from convenience and grocery stores; mass merchandisers like Walmart; drug, dollar, and club […]

Six Month Follow Up Report Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership Releases AI/AN Cancer Summit Follow-Up

The Planning Committee is pleased to release a Follow-Up Report to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2016 Cancer Summit, Looking Back and Looking Ahead: The State of Cancer Control in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities.  The report summarizes updates from 13 participants from all six CDC regions in attendance to assess […]

SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Never try it and you’ll never miss it!

“I started smoking when I was 18 years old.  I switched to chewing when i began working at the Wrangell Mill because smoke breaks were limited.  I got my nicotine fix from chew. “Most of my co-workers chewed, too.  I had a friend who ended up with a hole in the front of his bottom […]

National Minority Cancer Awareness Week National Minority Cancer Awareness Week (April 11-17)

The MCC Tool-of-the Month has ready-to-use information, data, and resources to help you better and more easily promote National Minority Cancer Awareness Week.   Find the following ready-to-use information: Sample article for MCC member organization employee newsletters Cancer disparities data Social determinants of health and socioeconomic status Discrimination contributes to cancer disparities Prevalence of cigarette […]

Smokefree Cigarette smoking and adverse health outcomes among adults receiving federal housing assistance

The following article was recently released online ahead of print by the journal Preventative Medicine.  The manuscript was co-authored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health. Article:  Cigarette smoking and adverse health outcomes among adults receiving federal housing assistance This study is the first to document […]

nnn FUNDING OPPORTUNITY – American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society (ACS) will soon issue a new funding opportunity to support increased colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.  ACS will offer grants of up to $100,00 ($50,000 per year for 2 years) to five organizations to support the implementation of CRC screening projects aimed to improve screening […]

Screening Shape of prostate and compartments within may serve as cancer indicators

CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE FROM Medial News Today Preliminary computerized imaging reveals the shape of the prostate and a compartment within the gland – called the transitional zone – consistently differ in men with prostate cancer with those without he disease, according to new research led by Case Western Reserve University. The finding may […]

Smoking Lung cancer screening rates remain very low among current and former smokers

CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE FROM Medical News Today Lung cancer screening rates remained very low and unchanged among eligible populations in 2015, despite recommendations that high risk current and former smokers be screened.  The study by American Cancer Society investigators appears in JAMA Oncology.  The authors say it underscores the need to educate clinicians […]

nnn Screening, HPV vaccine can prevent cervical cancer: FDA

CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE FROM Medical Xpress In 2016, an estimated 13,000 women in the United States were diagnosed with cervical cancer and more than 4,100 died from the disease, according to the U.S. National Cancer Institute. The FDA wants to make women aware of how to protect themselves from cervical cancer, which is […]