publication . Article . Other literature type . 2010

Influence of smoking cessation after diagnosis of early stage lung cancer on prognosis: systematic review of observational studies with meta-analysis

Paul Aveyard; Rachna Begh;
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  • Published: 21 Jan 2010 Journal: BMJ, volume 340, pages b5569-b5569 (issn: 0959-8138, eissn: 1468-5833, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: BMJ
  • Country: United Kingdom
Objective: To systematically review the evidence that smoking cessation after diagnosis of a primary lung tumour affects prognosis.<br><br> Design: Systematic review with meta-analysis.<br><br> Data sources: CINAHL (from 1981), Embase (from 1980), Medline (from 1966), Web of Science (from 1966), CENTRAL (from 1977) to December 2008, and reference lists of included studies.<br><br> Study selection: Randomised controlled trials or observational longitudinal studies that measured the effect of quitting smoking after diagnosis of lung cancer on prognostic outcomes, regardless of stage at presentation or tumour histology, were included.<br><br> Data extraction: Two r...
free text keywords: General Medicine, Research, Smoking and Tobacco, Epidemiologic Studies, Lung Cancer (Oncology), Lung Cancer (Respiratory Medicine), Internet, Health Education, Health Promotion, Smoking
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