Kendyl "Use the patch. Chew the gum. Just don’t stop trying."
Robin "I couldn’t walk 2 feet without being out of breath."
Liz "With a good support system, if you fail, they will help you get up again."
Bobbie "Focus on the positive; take it a day or even a minute at a time."
Clare "My friends support made all the difference."
Jessica "I was a follower, now I am a leader."
Dave "With help, I could quit on the first try. "
Anika "I promised my dad on his deathbed that I would quit. It took me 13 years, but I did it. "
George "My counselor Trish, from the Quitline is a big reason for my success"
"Quitting smoking is the single biggest thing a patient can do to improve their quality of life."
Dr. Richard Miller, a thoracic surgeon at Southcoast Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, sees a large number of patients with lung cancer. He says a multi-pronged attack gives most patients the greatest chance of quitting: quit-smoking medicine, support, and being ready to quit. Dr Miller shared his advice about quitting to help motivate others to try to stop and to Make Smoking History.