Racial Differences in Tobacco Cessation and Treatment Usage After Lung Screening: An Examination of the National Lung Screening Trial.

@article{Kumar2016RacialDI,
  title={Racial Differences in Tobacco Cessation and Treatment Usage After Lung Screening: An Examination of the National Lung Screening Trial.},
  author={Pallavi Kumar and Ilana F. Gareen and Christopher S. Lathan and Jorean D Sicks and Giselle Katiria Perez and Kelly A. Hyland and Elyse R. Park},
  journal={The oncologist},
  year={2016},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={40-9}
}
BACKGROUND Black smokers have demonstrated greater lung cancer disease burden and poorer smoking cessation outcomes compared with whites. Lung cancer screening represents a unique opportunity to promote cessation among smokers; however, little is known about the differential impact of screening on smoking behaviors among black and white smokers. Using data from the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), we examined the racial differences in smoking behaviors after screening. METHODS We… CONTINUE READING
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