Article Abstract

Smoking cessation and lung cancer screening: new perspectives from the SCALE project

Authors: Filippo Lococo, Giuseppe Cardillo, Giulia Veronesi


In the last few years, tobacco smoking has shown steady rates, stabilizing at round 1.1 billion smokers since 2000. All in all, 12% of people 30 years or older die because of smoking (1), a fact which establishes smoking as a major cause of premature and preventable morbidity and mortality (2).