Longitudinal smoking patterns in survivors of childhood cancer: An update from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Cancer (2015)

Abstract:

Survivors of pediatric cancer have elevated risks of mortality and morbidity. Many late adverse effects associated with cancer treatment (eg, second cancers and cardiac and pulmonary disease) are also associated with cigarette smoking, and this suggests that survivors who smoke may be at high risk for these conditions.