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Quitting Smoking, Smoking Prevention

Quitting and Prevention Help and Information

  • LiveHelp

    Get live, online help from the NCI to quit smoking.

  • Smokefree.gov

    Offers science-driven tools, information, and support that have been effective in helping smokers quit.

  • Smokefree Smartphone Applications

    Interactive tools for smartphones with facts, support, and ways to track progress to help keep you motivated to quit smoking and stay smokefree.

  • Where To Get Help When You Decide To Quit Smoking

    A fact sheet that provides information about helpful resources for people who have decided to quit smoking.

  • How To Handle Withdrawal Symptoms and Triggers When You Decide To Quit Smoking

    A fact sheet that provides helpful tips related to smoking cessation.

  • Cigarette Smoking: Health Risks and How to Quit (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about research and guidelines focused on the prevention and cessation of cigarette smoking.
  • Lung Cancer Prevention (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing lung cancer and about research aimed at the prevention of this disease.
  • Smoking in Cancer Care (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the influence of continued smoking on cancer treatment and risk of second cancers. Interventions to encourage smoking cessation are also discussed.
  • Cancer Trends Progress Report: Prevention

    This section of the report focuses on factors that can affect a person's risk of getting cancer. Has information on adult and youth smoking, alcohol and fat consumption, certain chemicals in the environment, and other topics.

  • Tobacco Control Monograph Series

    NCI established the Tobacco Control Monograph series in 1991 to provide ongoing and timely information about emerging public health issues in smoking and tobacco use control.

Additional Resources