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HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative

A Tobacco Risk Communication Intervention for Veterans Receiving Cancer Care: Preliminary Findings


by Paul Krebs, PhD
Seminar date: 12/8/2015

Description: Smoking cessation for Veterans with a cancer diagnosis is vital for maximizing treatment efficacy and long-term outcomes. This presentation will describe the theory and application of a novel risk communication intervention to assist cancer patients with understanding the risk of continuing to smoke. Patient feedback on the intervention will be presented. Intended audience: CDA community, interested researchers on telehealth, tobacco researchers, and oncology treatment teams.

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