Automated tobacco assessment and cessation support for cancer patients (pages 562–569)
Graham W. Warren, James R. Marshall, K. Michael Cummings, Michael A. Zevon, Robert Reed, Pat Hysert, Martin C. Mahoney, Andrew J. Hyland, Chukwumere Nwogu, Todd Demmy, Elisabeth Dexter, Maureen Kelly, Richard J. O'Connor, Teresa Houstin, Dana Jenkins, Pamela Germain, Anurag K. Singh, Jennifer Epstein, Katharine A. Dobson Amato and Mary E. Reid
Article first published online: 25 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/cncr.28440
Although tobacco use increases the risk of adverse outcomes in cancer patients, tobacco assessment and cessation support are not routinely included in cancer care. The reported results demonstrate that structured tobacco assessment with automatic referral to a dedicated cessation program can increase patient access to cessation support with high patient interest.