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By Dirk Hanson 04/09/11

Even cancer doesn't stop 20% of smokers and their caregivers from puffing away.

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Fatalistic cancer victims and caregivers keep smoking.
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Dirk Hanson, MA, is a freelance science writer and the author of The Chemical Carousel: What Science Tells Us About Beating Addiction. He is also the author of The New Alchemists: Silicon Valley and the Microelectronics Revolution. He has worked as a business and science reporter for numerous magazines and trade publications including Wired, Scientific American, The Dana Foundation and more. He currently edits the Addiction Inbox blog. Email: [email protected]

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