The Impact of Tobacco Use on Outcomes and Toxicity in a Predominantly Minority Population of Males with Prostate Cancer Receiving External Beam Radiation

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INTRODUCTION To investigate whether current or prior smoking history had any impact on prostate cancer outcomes and toxicity in our predominantly minority population of males receiving dose-escalated external beam radiation therapy (EBRT). METHODS Of the 500 patients treated with EBRT between 2003-2011, 444 had smoking histories recorded. Patients were… (More)
DOI: 10.7759/cureus.1259

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@inproceedings{Lee2017TheIO, title={The Impact of Tobacco Use on Outcomes and Toxicity in a Predominantly Minority Population of Males with Prostate Cancer Receiving External Beam Radiation}, author={Anna Lee and Meng Shao and David G. Schwartz and Joseph Safdieh and Virginia Wedell Osborn and David Schreiber}, booktitle={Cureus}, year={2017} }