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Cigarette smoking negatively impacts HIV management and treatment.
Screening is recommended for current and former heavy smokers ages 50 to 80, but HIV-positive people may benefit from earlier screening.
In 2022, reported use of any illicit drug within the past year remained at or significantly below pre-pandemic levels for all grades.
In a joint policy statement, AACR and ASCO outline the latest research on e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems.
“It is clear e-cigarettes continue to play a major role in preventing our ability to achieve a tobacco-free generation.”
Combining e-cigarettes with regular cigarettes may increase health risks.
A new study associates physical activity, diet and other healthy lifestyles with a 27% reduction in risk of death for former smokers.
A grant will fund research to understand the barriers Black people face when trying to quit smoking.
Regular screening can detect lung cancer early, when it’s easier to treat.
Plus: Study shows that cutting down on alcohol consumption can reduce cancer risk.
Nearly 123,000 cancer deaths, or close to 30% of all U.S. cancer deaths, were due to cigarette smoking in 2019.
Regardless of neighborhood income, Black and Latino children are more likely to develop wheezing.
The American Medical Association supports a ban on menthol cigarettes, which could save up to 654,000 lives worldwide over 40 years.
The coalition of African-American and Latino churches also supports the FDA’s proposed ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars.
Personalized risk assessment identified 9% more lung cancer cases for screening compared with current U.S. guidelines.
These sugar substitutes were linked to higher risk for overall cancer, particularly breast cancer and obesity-related cancers.
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