A PROSPECTIVE STUDY ON THE INFLUENCE ON RECURRENCE OF QUITTING CIGARETTE SMOKING AT DIAGNOSIS OF PRIMARY NON MUSCLE INVASIVE BLADDER CANCER

Vincenzo Serretta, Cristina Scalici Gesolfo, Dario Fontana, Francesco D'Amato, Francesco Sommatino

Risultato della ricerca: Otherpeer review

Abstract

Cigarette smoking is aknown risk factor for bladder cancer (BC). Even if there is evidence thatquitting decreases the incidence of BC it is still object of debate ifquitting at first diagnosis could influence the outcome of primary nonmuscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) reducing the risk of furtherrecurrence. The aim of the present prospective study is to evaluate theoutcome of smokers affected by primary NMI-BC in relation to theirsmoking habit after diagnosis.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Pagine300-301
Numero di pagine2
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2015

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