Chapter 1. Smoking Cessation

  1. Jack A. Roth MD, F.A.C.S.1,
  2. James D. Cox MD2 and
  3. Waun Ki Hong MD, D.M.Sc. (Hon.)3
  1. Alexander V. Prokhorov,
  2. Kentya H. Ford and
  3. Karen Suchanek Hudmon

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696330.ch1

Lung Cancer, Third Edition

Lung Cancer, Third Edition

How to Cite

Prokhorov, A. V., Ford, K. H. and Hudmon, K. S. (2008) Smoking Cessation, in Lung Cancer, Third Edition (eds J. A. Roth, J. D. Cox and W. K. Hong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696330.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor and Bud Johnson Clinical Distinguished Chair, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, Director, W.M. Keck Center for Innovative Cancer Therapies, Chief, Section of Thoracic Molecular Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Professor and Head, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

  3. 3

    American Cancer Society Professor, Samsung Distinguished University Chair in Cancer Medicine, Professor and Head, Division of Cancer Medicine Professor, Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151122

Online ISBN: 9780470696330

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Keywords:

  • smoking cessation;
  • lung cancer;
  • biomedical history;
  • emotional distress;
  • tobacco use

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Overview

  • Introduction

  • Smoking and Lung Cancer

  • Second-Hand Smoke and Lung Cancer

  • Smoking Among Lung Cancer Patients

  • Forms of Tobacco

  • Factors Explaining Tobacco Use

  • Genetics of Tobacco Use and Dependence

  • Benefits of Quitting

  • Smoking Cessation Interventions

  • Pharmaceutical Aids for Smoking Cessation

  • References