Lung Screenings Paired With Phone-Based Smoking Cessation Programs Could Save Lives, Money

July 14, 2022


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Quitting Smoking
Presented by Michigan News

Pianpian Cao, a research fellow at the U-M School of Public Health department of epidemiology, and Rafael Meza, a professor of epidemiology and global public health, discuss the integration of telephone-based smoking cessation and lung screening programs. They note that it has the potential to maximize long-term health benefits and be cost-effective. Though the study included a limited scope, Cao and Meza emphasize the importance of evidence regarding the value of smoking cessation in lung cancer screening settings. The faculty experts further highlight results from their research.

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