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A simple set of decision-support tools combined with institutional buy-in can help increase the number of cancer patients who engage in treatment to help them quit tobacco, data from researchers in the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania show. [...] More than 50 percent of cancer patients who smoked before their diagnosis continue to smoke - even after their treatment is over - according to a report from the Surgeon General. That same report also concluded that quitting smoking improves the prognosis of cancer patients, [...]