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Influence of smoking cessation after diagnosis of early stage lung cancer on prognosis: systematic review of observational studies with meta-analysis.

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OBJECTIVE: To systematically review the evidence that smoking cessation after diagnosis of a primary lung tumour affects prognosis. DESIGN: Systematic review with meta-analysis. DATA SOURCES: CINAHL (from 1981), Embase (from 1980), Medline (from 1966), Web of Science (from 1966), CENTRAL (from 1977) to December 2008, and reference lists of included studies. STUDY SELECTION: Randomised controlled trials or observational longitudinal studies that measured the effect of quitting smoking after d...

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10.1136/bmj.b5569

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
340
Issue:
7740
Pages:
b5569
Publication date:
2010
DOI:
EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:a37f5450-4ffb-40f0-81ce-807666ba88f5
Source identifiers:
351540
Local pid:
pubs:351540

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