Smokers fail to quit after cancer diagnosis
People did not quit smoking after being diagnosed with cancer due to the failure of initial treatment and worries about the cost of further treatment, a US study found
People kept on smoking after being diagnosed with cancer because they felt the treatment was becoming less effective and due to the rising cost to them and their healthcare provider, a US study found.
Researchers from South Carolina and Florida developed a method of economic modelling to evaluate cost using data from a report by the US surgeon general in 2014.
They examined the...
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