The biological and clinical effects of smoking by patients with cancer and strategies to implement evidence-based tobacco cessation support.


Tobacco use is an established risk factor for the development of several cancers; however, far less work has been done to understand the effects of continued smoking on cancer treatment outcomes, and structured tobacco cessation efforts are not well incorporated into the standard care for patients with cancer. In this Review we discuss the known biological… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S1470-2045(14)70266-9