Smoking cessation intervention within the framework of a lung cancer screening program: preliminary results and clinical perspectives from the "Cosmos-II" Trial

Lung. 2015 Feb;193(1):147-9. doi: 10.1007/s00408-014-9661-y. Epub 2014 Oct 17.


Data coming from the literature investigating the effectiveness and interaction between smoking cessation (SC) and lung cancer screening (LCScr) are still sparse and inconsistent. Herein, we report the preliminary results from the ongoing lung cancer screening trial ("Cosmos-II") focusing our analysis on the inter-relationship between the SC program and the LCScr.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Early Detection of Cancer / methods*
  • Female
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Humans
  • Lung Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Lung Neoplasms / etiology
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Motivation
  • Patient Compliance
  • Program Evaluation
  • Recurrence
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Risk Factors
  • Rome
  • Smoking / adverse effects
  • Smoking / psychology
  • Smoking Cessation* / psychology
  • Smoking Prevention*
  • Time Factors