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Overview

Quitting smoking has clear benefits for all people with cancer with regards to survival, cancer recurrence, treatment and quality of life. However, in Australia best practice smoking cessation care is infrequently offered to all people with cancer who smoke.

In this webinar hear from world leader in smoking cessation for people with cancer and radiation oncologist Dr Graham Warren, alongside Australian leaders in oncology Dr Samantha Bowyer, Professor Shalini Vinoid, Dr Nia Luxton & Professor Tanya Buchanan, on the value of smoking cessation for people with cancer and how oncology health professionals can best support cessation.

Learning objectives:

  • Build knowledge of the impact of smoking on cancer treatment outcomes, recurrence, and survival
  • Understand the benefits of smoking cessation for people with cancer and the consequences of not providing best evidence smoking cessation care
  • Develop skills in implementing the Ask, Advise, Help (AAH) model in practice

For more information, please contact wacog@cancerwa.asn.au