CLINICAL RESPIRATORY JOURNAL, vol.11, no.5, pp.579-584, 2017 (SCI-Expanded)
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CLINICAL RESPIRATORY JOURNAL
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
lung cancer, smoking, pack-years, prognosis, CIGARETTE-SMOKING, TOBACCO SMOKING, PACK-YEARS, CESSATION, DISEASE, RISK, SURVIVAL, COHORT
Bursa Uludag University Affiliated:
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.