Reducing tobacco-related cancer incidence and mortality: summary of an institute of medicine workshop.

Journal Article

Tobacco use remains a serious and persistent national problem. Recognizing that progress in combating cancer will never be fully achieved without addressing the tobacco problem, the National Cancer Policy Forum of the Institute of Medicine convened a public workshop exploring current issues in tobacco control, tobacco cessation, and implications for cancer patients. Workshop participants discussed potential policy, outreach, and treatment strategies to reduce tobacco-related cancer incidence and mortality, and highlighted a number of potential high-value action items to improve tobacco control policy, research, and advocacy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Balogh, EP; Dresler, C; Fleury, ME; Gritz, ER; Kean, TJ; Myers, ML; Nass, SJ; Nevidjon, B; Toll, BA; Warren, GW; Herbst, RS

Published Date

  • January 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 19 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 21 - 31

PubMed ID

  • 24304712

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3903060

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1549-490X

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1083-7159

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1634/theoncologist.2013-0230


  • eng