Dr. Barbara Campling is a Professor in the Department of Medical Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Since 2005, she has been a Member Medical and on the Scientific Advisory Board for The Lung Cancer Alliance: (National Lung Cancer Advocacy Group). Her research and interests are Stage IV lung cancer, diagnosis/treatment of lung cancer, surviving lung cancer, and smoking and exposure after lung cancer diagnosis.
Presentation: 57 minutes.
Campling, M.D., FRCPC, Barbara, "Smoking and Lung Cancer: A Peculiar Association" (2011). Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds. Presentation 15.
Overall Goals and Objectives:
1. Describe the epidemiology of the lung cancer epidemic.
2. Describe what happens to the risk of lung cancer following smoking cessation.
3. Describe the significance of spontaneous smoking cessation.