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Tobacco Use and Treatment in the Oncology Setting (A Collaborative Session with the Cancer Forum and Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Section)
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Quitting smoking and staying smokefree is of utmost importance for cancer survivors. Toward this end, this session will focus on a discussion of tobacco treatment issues among bladder cancer survivors. The session will also focus on the role that cancer centers can play in promoting multi-level tobacco control plans and the potential of lung cancer screening programs as an opportunity for providing tobacco use treatment. The content of the session will be geared towards researchers, public health professionals, and clinicians working in the area of tobacco control and cancer prevention.
Session Objectives: Describe methods to improve tobacco knowledge and promote tobacco cessation among bladder cancer survivors.
Discuss how cancer centers can leverage resources to develop a tobacco control plan at the institutional, local, state, and national/international levels.
Identify the importance of provider involvement in assisting bladder cancer patients to quit smoking.
Examine issues related to lung cancer screening sites as a setting for providing tobacco use treatment.
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Organized by: Cancer Forum
Endorsed by: Public Health Nursing, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs