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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in men and women in the United States. Get an insider guide on aids to quit smoking, read about the dangers of social smoking, and learn how to talk to your kids about tobacco and alcohol.

Helping Someone Avoid Tobacco:
What Works

Sizing-Up the CompetitionQuit Smoking
M. D. Anderson’s guide to tobacco cessation products and treatments

Using nicotine replacement therapy is a great way to reduce withdrawal symptoms while trying to quit. Do you know which one is right for you? Read more about smoking cessation aids


Kids No SmokingGet the Facts: How to Talk to Kids About Tobacco and Alcohol

Arm kids with the skills they need to resist the temptation to start using tobacco and alcohol. Read more about how parents can help kids stay smoke-free

Social Smoking


Nights on the Town and Celebratory Cigars Increase Cancer Risks
Why social smoking is not glamorous

Social smoking doesn’t just lead to premature aging, bad breath and a pile of smoky, stale clothing the morning after, it also increases your cancer risks. Read more about the effects of social smoking