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Surgical lung cancer patients' views about smoking and support to quit after diagnosis: a qualitative study

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Evidence suggests that quitting smoking improves symptoms as well as disease-related mortality for cancer patients. However, smoking cessation support is typically not well integrated into routine cancer care even in the case of lung cancer.. We explored surgical lung cancer patients' views about smoking and about their preferences for support to help them to quit.We conducted semi-structured, qualitative interviews with 22 surgical lung cancer patients with a smoking history, after treatment...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s11764-015-0477-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Medical Research Council More from this funder
British Heart Foundation More from this funder
Department of Health More from this funder
Cancer Research UK More from this funder
Publisher:
Springer US Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Cancer Survivorship Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
2
Pages:
312–319
Publication date:
2015-08-23
Acceptance date:
2015-08-07
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ISSN:
1932-2267 and 1932-2259
Pmid:
26298019
Language:
English
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pubs:542148
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uuid:baea5799-fbf1-4fc4-a374-ae90d756323c
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2016-09-14

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