The use of e-cigarettes, known as vaping, has been increasing dramatically among young adults (YAs) relative to other age groups1 and has recently received increased attention because of a rise in vaping-related mortality that is not yet fully understood.2 Young adults with a history of cancer have previously been shown to engage in high-risk health behaviors (eg, smoking) more often than their healthy peers despite greater health risks and their susceptibility to late effects of treatment (eg, subsequent malignant tumors) after cancer.3,4 However, prior research has not evaluated e-cigarette use among YA cancer survivors relative to their peers without cancer.
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Parsons HM, Jewett PI, Sadak K, Turcotte LM, Vogel RI, Blaes AH. e-Cigarette Use Among Young Adult Cancer Survivors Relative to the US Population. JAMA Oncol. Published online April 09, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.0384
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