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Where to Get Help

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Updated November 17, 2008

What additional resources are available?

For additional information about cancer or tobacco use, call 1-800-4-CANCER or visit the NCI's Web site about tobacco on the Internet.

For help with quitting smoking, call NCI's smoking cessation quitline at 1-877-44U-QUIT or visit NCI's smoking cessation Web site on the Internet.

Information about the health risks of smoking is also available from:

Office on Smoking and Health(OSH)
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Mail Stop K-50, 4770 Buford Highway, NE.
Atlanta, GA 30341-3717
National phone number: 1-800-CDC-1311 (1-800-232-1311)
Local phone number: 770-488-5705
Fax: 1-888-CDC-FAXX (1-800-232-3299)
FAX information Service: 770-332-2552
Web site: http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco
E-mail: ccdinfo@cdc.gov

References

    1. American Cancer Society, Cancer Facts and Figures 2003. Atlanta, GA: American Cancer Society, 2003.

    2. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Targeting Tobacco Use: The Nation's Leading Cause of Death. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2003.

    3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Tobacco Use in the United States.

    4. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Respiratory Health Effects of Passive Smoking: Lung Cancer and Other Disorders. Washington, DC: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1992.

    5. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Report on Carcinogens: Tenth Edition. Research Triangle Park, NC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Toxicology Program, 2002.

    6. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Nicotine Addiction: A Report of the Surgeon General. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, Center for Health Promotion and Education, Office on Smoking and Health, 1988.

    7. International Agency for Research on Cancer. Tobacco Smoke and Involuntary Smoking.IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans, Vol. 83. Lyon, France, 2003 (in press).

    source: National Cancer Institute
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