Want to quit smoking? A UW center is here to help

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
cigarette, smoking, lung cancer, mortality, health care
This March 28, 2019 photo shows cigarette butts in an ashtray in New York. On Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, researchers reported the largest-ever decline in the U.S. cancer death rate, and they are crediting advances in the treatment of lung tumors. Most lung cancer cases are tied to smoking, and decades of declining smoking rates means lower rates of lung cancer diagnoses and deaths. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death, disability and disease in the United States, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We talk about quitting tobacco with the director of clinical service at UW-Madison Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Doug Jorenby Guest

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