Cancer survivors who quit smoking sooner can live longer

University of Oxford| Tue Sep 12 16:26:37 EDT 2017
Cancer survivors who quit smoking sooner can live longer

The findings also revealed that general practitioners are comparatively less likely to intervene and offer stop-smoking support to cancer patients, than they are to people diagnosed with coronary heart disease. This juxtaposition has resulted in lower quit rates among cancer patients.

The study, conducted in collaboration with the University of Nottingham and funded by the NIHR School for Primary Care Research, calls for better support for cancer patients who need help to quit smoking ....

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