Current approaches in smoking cessation

Karyn Skaar, Janice Tsoh, Paul Cinciripini, David Wetter, Alex Prokhorov, Ellen Gritz

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This review highlights the necessity of smoking cessation as a cornerstone of cancer prevention. We briefly review the literature linking smoking to various forms of cancer, the benefits of smoking cessation for cancer patients, and the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Smoking Cessation Clinical Practice Guideline. Also provided is an update on controlled smoking cessation studies published between March 1995 and February 1996.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)434-440
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Opinion in Oncology
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research

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Skaar, K., Tsoh, J., Cinciripini, P., Wetter, D., Prokhorov, A., & Gritz, E. (1996). Current approaches in smoking cessation. Current Opinion in Oncology, 8(5), 434-440.