Smoking and gastrointestinal cancer patients-is smoking cessation an attainable goal?

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Summary of "Smoking and gastrointestinal cancer patients-is smoking cessation an attainable goal?"

Negative consequences of tobacco use during cancer treatment are well-documented but more in-depth, patient-level data are needed to understand patient beliefs about continued smoking (vs cessation) during gastrointestinal (GI) cancer treatment.


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Name: Journal of surgical oncology
ISSN: 1096-9098


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A decrease in the incidence and frequency of SMOKING. Smoking reduction differs from SMOKING CESSATION in that the smoker continues to smoke albeit at a lesser frequency without quitting.

Discontinuation of the habit of smoking, the inhaling and exhaling of tobacco smoke.

Pipes for smoking tobacco, cannabis, and other substances, in which smoke is drawn through water. Do not confuse with SMOKING PIPES.

Cessation of the habit of using tobacco products for smoking or chewing, including the use of snuff.

Gadgets, utensils, apparatuses or instruments used for SMOKING.

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