Research focus: E-cigarettes
In recent years e-cigarette use has increased significantly and may be seen as a safer smoking alternative or a method of smoking cessation. Three recent research articles on e-cigarettes are summarised.
When patients are diagnosed with lung cancer, they are advised to stop smoking to improve outcomes. E-cigarettes may be seen as an alternative method of smoking cessation. In this study, the authors surveyed British thoracic oncology group (BTOG) members to explore their perceptions of patients’ e-cigarette use, knowledge of current guidance, and advice given to patients with lung cancer.
An online survey link was added to three e-newsletters sent to BTOG members. Of 2009 members, 154 (7.7%) completed the survey. Of
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