Tobacco Cessation Studies
Researchers at MD Anderson are studying treatments that make it easier to quit smoking and remain tobacco-free.
If eligible, study benefits may include:
- Compensation for your time
- Smoking cessation counseling
- No treatment cost
The links below list studies looking for participants who are ready to quit as well as those who are not ready to quit smoking.
To learn more about these and other studies at MD Anderson, call askMDAnderson at 1-877-MDA-6789.
Study to help people with depression to quit smoking
Quit RX (fMRI)
Study using neuro-imaging techniques to examine brain activity before and after quitting in smokers who take bupropion, varenicline or placebo.
Si Se Puede
Study to understand how factors, such as cravings, support from friends or family, stress and coping skills, affect Spanish-speaking Hispanic smokers as they try to quit smoking or remain smoke-free
Study to assess the effectiveness of FDA-approved smoking cessation medications on the changes in a person’s emotion during their attempt to quit smoking when given alone or in a combination
Study to investigate the effects of nicotine deprivation on the brain’s passive and active emotional processing of stimuli