Smoking cessation: an essential component in the treatment of lung cancer patients.


Continued tobacco use has been documented in patients with cancer. In some studies, between 40% and 60% of lung cancer patients continued smoking after their diagnosis and, as seen in other studies with lung cancer patients who quit smoking, relapses are frequent. The continued consumption of tobacco in patients with cancer can lower their possibilities for… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.arbres.2011.05.005


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