CLINICAL RESPIRATORY JOURNAL, vol.11, no.5, pp.579-584, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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Title of Journal :
CLINICAL RESPIRATORY JOURNAL
lung cancer, smoking, pack-years, prognosis, CIGARETTE-SMOKING, TOBACCO SMOKING, PACK-YEARS, CESSATION, DISEASE, RISK, SURVIVAL, COHORT
ObjectivesThe role of tobacco in the pathogenesis of lung cancer (LC) has been clearly established. Based on the epidemiological evidence that smoking may influence LC progression, we investigated the idea that smoking behavior could be associated with overall survival (OS) in this group of patients.