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Lifelines™ Cancer Education Series: Resources for Multicultural Media

Lifelines™ Prevention

This page contains articles and videos about cancer prevention. We encourage downloading and reprinting the articles and reposting the videos. 

How You Can Help Medical Researchers

Biospecimens are available for medical research only when patients donate tissue while they are undergoing surgery, biopsy, or other medical procedures. This article explains how patients, their families and the public can help support medical research through biospecimen/tissue banking.

Multicultural Populations (PDF - 91KB)

Cancer Vaccines: What You Need to Know

This article provides an overview of cancer vaccines and discusses several of the vaccines currently available that can prevent certain forms of cancer from developing.

Multicultural Populations (PDF - 84KB)

LGBT Community: Cancer and Smoking

Information on smoking and cancer in the LGBT community and where to get help with quitting.

LGBT (PDF - 152KB)

Menthol Cigarettes Not Less Harmful, Say Experts

African Americans (PDF - 89KB)

This article describes the health risks of smoking and highlights the facts around menthol cigarettes.

A Look at Smoking among Hispanic Americans

Hispanic/Latinos (PDF - 79KB)

This article describes the health risks of smoking, highlights special issues for this population, and offers resources on quitting.

Cancer and Nutrition Awareness

Tanya Agurs-Collins, Ph.D., a Program Director and Nutritionist at the NCI's Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, discusses how African Americans can reduce cancer risk through a proper diet.

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Cancer and Nutrition Awareness

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In this video, Tanya Agurs-Collins, Ph.D., a Program Director and Nutritionist at the NCI's Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, discusses how African Americans can reduce cancer risk through a proper diet. 

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    Cancer prevention information from the National Cancer Institute, including prevention information for specific cancers.
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  • Energy Balance: Weight and Obesity
    Information from NCI and other agencies about healthy weight, diet, physical activity, and obesity and the research aimed at understanding their relationship to cancer.