Monograph 16 ASSIST – Shaping the Future of Tobacco Prevention and Control

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The American Stop Smoking Intervention Study for Cancer Prevention (ASSIST) was a three-pronged intervention using policy development, mass media and media advocacy, and program services. Monograph 16 provides information about historical context, conceptual framework, case studies of local interventions, and challenges presented by the tobacco industry in addition to the intervention itself.

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Suggested Citation

National Cancer Institute. ASSIST: Shaping the Future of Tobacco Prevention and Control. Tobacco Control Monograph No. 16. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute. NIH Pub. No. 05-5645, May 2005.

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Chapters and key topics covered within each chapter are listed below. Chapters generally include an introductory section, details on methodology, a chapter summary, research needs, and a reference list.

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September 24, 2020