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ACS Journals: Annual Report to the Nation: Cancer Deaths Continue Downward Trend

SEE FULL REPORT AND JOURNAL ARTICLE HERE Abstract Background The American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Cancer Institute, and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries collaborate to provide annual updates on cancer occurrence and trends in the United States. Methods Data on new cancer diagnoses during 2001–2018 […]

FDA: Vaping Prevention and Education Resource Center

The FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) announced the launch of the Vaping Prevention and Education Resource Center.  The online resource center provides science-based, standards-mapped materials that teachers can use to help their students understand the dangers associated with vaping and nicotine addiction. The new resource center features numerous age-appropriate, cross-curricular resources for teachers to […]

FDA Denies Authorization to Market JUUL Products

See original Food and Drug Administration Press Release Here For Immediate Release: June 23, 2022   Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued marketing denial orders (MDOs) to JUUL Labs Inc. for all of their products currently marketed in the United States. As a result, the company must stop selling and distributing these products. In addition, […]
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Pap-A-Thon Toolkit: Hosting a Women’s Community Health Event – Increasing Cervical Cancer Screening in Rural Tribal Communities

DOWNLOAD TOOLKIT HERE Cervical Cancer is the fourth most common cancer among women globally, with an estimated 570,000 new cases worldwide in 2018. American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) women experience higher cervical cancer incidence compared to White women, specifically the Northern Plains, Alaska, Southern Plains, and Pacific Coast regions (Melknonian et al., 2019). At least 80% […]

Identifying Governmental Public Health Systems Barriers and Facilitators to Complying with and Expanding Race and Ethnicity Data Disaggregation Standards

Document created by Croal Services Group, submitted to Robert Wood Johnson Foundation March 31, 2022 DOWNLOAD REPORT HERE

Nicotine Pouch Unit Sales in the US From 2016 to 2020

CDC has released the following tobacco-related publication in the journal, JAMA. Nicotine Pouch Unit Sales in the US from 2016 to 2020 Manufacturers are currently marketing nicotine pouches and e-cigarettes with synthetic nicotine in the US.  Whether derived from tobacco plants or synthetically developed in a laboratory, nicotine is an addictive drug with known adverse […]

CDC Best Practices User Guide: Putting Evidence into Practice in Tobacco Prevention and Control

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Office on Smoking and Health has published a new Best Practices User Guide:  Putting Evidence into Practice in Tobacco Prevention and Control.  The guide was written in partnership with the Center for Public Health Systems Science at Washington University in St. Louis. After more than 50 years of research, […]

Lung Cancer Awareness Month Campaign

From Cancer Control TAP Newsletter: Through funding and support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the George Washington University Cancer Center has updated its lung cancer awareness month campaign (formerly “social media toolkit”)! The campaign contains tips for getting started on social media, and sample messaging for Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook; including […]

October 2021 E-Newsletter

Don’t miss out on our latest e-newsletter, featuring: Anishinaabemowin Language Tips Poster Upcoming Webinar:  Exploring New Trends in Tobacco Policy and Use in Indian Country New NNN Podcasts on Tobacco and Youth to be released soon! HPV Vaccination Resources SEE THE FULL NEWSLETTER HERE

Partnering to Reduce Colon Cancer Health Disparities Among the American Indian Population

Click here to see full article and download Abstract American Indian and Alaska Native people experience higher rates of several cancers, including lung, colorectal, liver, stomach, and kidney cancers, compared to non-Hispanic White people in the United States.  Cancer disparities are also prominent among the American Indian population and vary by region.  Disproportionately high rates […]

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