With the support of UC Davis Health, Tong and her team have integrated tobacco treatment into cancer care. Every patient who enters the cancer center is screened for tobacco use and offered treatment. People who use tobacco are strongly encouraged to take part in SToP.
The impact tobacco use has on cancer deaths in the California is coming into sharper focus thanks to a new report by UC Davis Health researchers. The Burden of Tobacco-related Cancers in California 1988-2017 is the first report in the state to track tobacco-related cancers.
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center launches a new effort that aims to support tobacco cessation among people diagnosed with cancer. The initiative is funded with a Moonshot grant from the National Cancer Institute.