Smoking Cessation

Improving the Implementation Treatment of Tobacco Dependence in Oncology Care

Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research

Approved: November 2012

Grant Period: January 2012 – December 2014

Proposal

Improving the Implementation Treatment of Tobacco Dependence in Oncology Care

The project aim is to develop a blueprint that will increase the number of oncology practices that have a system in place to screen all patients for tobacco use and to provide brief advice to quit at every patient visit, and provide evidence-based assistance to quit successfully.