Smoking affects treatment outcome in patients with advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer.

@article{Tsao2006SmokingAT,
  title={Smoking affects treatment outcome in patients with advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer.},
  author={Anne S. Tsao and Diane D. Liu and J Jack Lee and Margaret R. Spitz and Waun Ki Hong},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={106 11},
  pages={2428-36}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of the current study was to determine whether smoking during chemotherapy or chemoradiation therapy for nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC) affects treatment outcome. METHODS The authors reviewed the medical records of patients with NSCLC (AJCC Stage III or IV) who were treated with frontline chemotherapy or chemoradiation therapy at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center between January 1993 and December 2002. Treatment type, response, progression-free… CONTINUE READING

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