WHAT: U.S. Surgeon General’s Report “Preventing Tobacco Use among Youth and Young Adults,” released today, calls on the nation to make the next generation tobacco-free.
A young person from the Amherst Youth Board and a Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) faculty member will provide local information regarding tobacco retail advertising and discuss its impact on children
WHO: Maansi Bansal-Travers, PhD, Behavioral Research Scientist at RPCI
Marc Cohen, Amherst Youth Board member and Senior at Williamsville East High School
WHEN: Thursday, March 8 and Friday, March 9
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Surgeon General Report: Key Messages:
Roswell Park Research
The mission of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) is to understand, prevent and cure cancer. RPCI, founded in 1898, was one of the first cancer centers in the country to be named a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and remains the only facility with this designation in Upstate New York. The Institute is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers; maintains affiliate sites; and is a partner in national and international collaborative programs. For more information, visit RPCI’s website, call 1-877-ASK-RPCI (1-877-275-7724) or email email@example.com.
Annie Deck-Miller, Senior Media Relations Manager