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More information from your American Cancer Society

Here is more information you might find helpful. You also can order free copies of our documents from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345, or read them on our website,

If you or someone you care about is trying to quit

Guide to Quitting Smoking (also in Spanish)

Increase Your Chances of Quitting Smoking

Quitting Smoking: Help for Cravings and Tough Situations (also in Spanish)

Helping a Smoker Quit: Do’s and Don’ts

More on tobacco, smoking, and secondhand smoke

Questions About Smoking, Tobacco, and Health (also in Spanish)

Women and Smoking (also in Spanish)

Child and Teen Tobacco Use (also in Spanish)

Cigar Smoking (also in Spanish)

Secondhand Smoke (also in Spanish)

Tobacco-Related Cancers Fact Sheet

Cancer screening

American Cancer Society Guidelines for the Early Detection of Cancer (also in Spanish)

Lung Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

National organizations and websites*

Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:

Nicotine Anonymous (NicA)
Toll-free number: 1-877-879-6422 (1-877-TRY-NICA)

    For free information on their 12-step program, meeting schedules and locations, print materials, or information on how to start a group in your area


    Offers free, cutting-edge services to people trying to quit tobacco

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Office of Smoking and Health
Free quit support line: 1-800-784-8669 (1-800-QUIT-NOW)
TTY: 1-800-332-8615

    The quit support line offers information on smoking and health as well as help with quitting. Languages and range of services vary by your state of residence

National Cancer Institute
Free tobacco line: 1-877-448-7848 (1-877-44U-QUIT) (also available in Spanish)
Direct tobacco website:

    Quitting information, quit-smoking guide, and phone counseling are offered, as well as referral to state telephone-based quit programs (if needed for special services)

*Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by the American Cancer Society.

No matter who you are, we can help. Contact us anytime, day or night, for information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit

Last Medical Review: 02/20/2014
Last Revised: 02/20/2014