Smoking history not assessed in cancer trials, Yale-run study finds

The study — led by Dr. Graham Warren at Roswell Park and conducted by Yale psychiatry postdoctoral researcher Erica N. Peters — looked at 155 National Cancer Institute-sponsored trials, and showed that only 29% assessed tobacco use.

“It is shocking that most of these trials don’t assess tobacco use,” said Dr. Benjamin Toll, Peters’ mentor in psychiatry.

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