Corinne "Ask others how they quit and learn from their experience."
Kendyl "Use the patch. Chew the gum. Just don’t stop trying."
Ida "I made a plan this time."
Katrina "With the patch, I didn’t have to quit smoking alone."
Alex "Since I quit, everything is better."
Bobbie "Focus on the positive; take it a day or even a minute at a time."
Frank "If you have a plan, that is what is important. "
Jim "A cigarette is not controlling my ability to do things."
Anika "I promised my dad on his deathbed that I would quit. It took me 13 years, but I did it. "
"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.