Ida "I made a plan this time."
Betty "Cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore."
Dr. Miller "Quitting smoking is the single biggest thing a patient can do to improve their quality of life."
Debby "The patch worked for me."
Liz "With a good support system, if you fail, they will help you get up again."
Heidi "Now that I have quit, I am healthier and I have lost weight. "
Mike "Smoking had a big effect on my son. I didn't want to disappoint him."
Jim "A cigarette is not controlling my ability to do things."
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.