The Great American Smokeout

A new CDC feature article highlights the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout and quit-smoking support services to hellp people on their quit journey.  Quitting smoking can be hard, but people can increase their chances of success with a good quit plan and support.  Counseling and medications can double or even triple their chances of […]

Let’s Learn Webinar: Pancreatic Cancer Treatments and the Importance of Clinical Trials

Pancreatic cancer is notorious as a cancer that is diagnosed late and is difficult to treat. In fact, it is poised to become the second leading cause of cancer deaths by 2030. Let’s Win Pancreatic Cancer and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health’s Nuestras Voces Network program have teamed up for a webinar to discuss […]

VacciNative: Vaccination Information for Natives by Natives

The National Native Network with the Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar. The Tribal Vaccine Equity Project, administered by the Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, provides tribes, tribal health centers and other tribal serving community partners training, technical assistance and monetary awards to support local vaccination efforts and address vaccine hesitancy. […]

Commercial Tobacco Product Use Among U.S. Middle and High School Students — National Youth Tobaccco Survey, 2023

CDC and FDA released the following tobacco-related article in the journal, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Tobacco Product Use Among U.S. Middle and High School Students — National Youth Tobacco Survey, 2023 E-cigarette use among high school students declined in 2023, yet nearly half of youth who ever tried e-cigarettes reported current use. CDC […]

Big Vape: The Rise and Fall of Juul

Netflix just released a blockbuster new documentary series about the company that started the youth e-cigarette epidemic. Big Vape:  The Rise and Fall of Juul shows how Juul engineered and marketed products that addicted a new generation to nicotine.  The series also features Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids’ former president Matt Myers. Even though Juul […]

New Publication: Diving Deeper into Distress Screening Implementation in Oncology Care

Elizabeth A. Rohan PhD, MSW; Jennifer E. Boehm MPH; Ruvini Samarasinha, MPH; Karen Stachon; M. Shayne Galloway, PhD, MPH; Grace Huang PhD; Diane Ng MPH; & Nanmathi Manian, PHD This study sought to understand distress screening (DS) processes within oncology facilities to inform high-quality psychosocial care.  This is a qualitative inquiry with oncology staff to […]

CADCA: Barriers and Successful Strategies for Engaging Rural Populations in State Comprehensive Cancer Control Planning: Program Manager Perspectives

Monday, September 25, 2023 11 am – 12:30 pm ET This webinar will share findings from interviews with comprehensive cancer control program directors regarding planning processes.  This will include barriers, successful strategies, and strategies for future plan development. REGISTER HERE

CDC: Empower Vape-Free Youth

On September 4, 2023, CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health launched a new campaign, Empower Vape-Free Youth. This campaign builds on the Emerging Tobacco Products and the Protecting Young People from E-cigarettes communication initiatives.  The goal of the Empower Vape-Free Youth campaign is to empower educators to speak with youth about the risks of e-cigarettes […]

GW Cancer – New Prostate Cancer Awareness Campaign

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month! Looking for evidence-based communications?  Visit the Cancer Control TAP website to see our new Prostate Cancer Awareness Campaign!  You’ll find best practices for communicating about prostate cancer, tips for communicating with diverse audiences, and more!  Check it out today!

My Family Health Portrait: Cancer Mobile App

CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control launched a new mobile app, My Family Health Portrait: Cancer (MFHP: Cancer), that helps individuals collect their family’s history of cancer and learn their risk for breast, ovarian, and colorectal cancers. It also encourages those with increased risk to talk to their health care provider about their risk […]

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