Smoking worsens cancer patients’ pain

Cancer patients who continue to smoke despite their diagnosis experience greater pain than nonsmokers.Investigators surveyed 224 patients with a range of cancer diagnoses.
Patients completed self-report measures of pain severity, pain-related distress, and pain-related interference, as well as a demographics questionnaire. Read more…

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