Research

The Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center conducts extensive research to refine and improve treatment approaches and success rates. Areas of investigation include:

  • Effectiveness of treatment programs
  • Dosage levels for nicotine replacement medications
  • New medications for treatment and relief of withdrawal symptoms
  • Treatment outcomes of cessation programs for special patient populations

Read more about this research on the Nicotine Dependence Center's research page.

Publications

See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic doctors on smoking cessation on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

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Aug. 10, 2017
References
  1. Stead LF, et al. Nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD000146.pub4/full. Accessed Jan. 6, 2017.
  2. Stead LF, et al. Physician advice for smoking cessation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD000165.pub4/full. Accessed Jan. 6, 2017.
  3. J. Taylor Hays, M.D. (expert opinion). Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Jan. 6, 2017.
  4. AskMayoExpert. Tobacco use: Adult. Rochester, Minn.: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research; 2016.
  5. Siu AL. Behavioral and pharmacotherapy interventions for tobacco smoking cessation in adults, including pregnant women: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2015;163:622.
  6. Rigotti NA. Overview of smoking cessation management in adults. http://www.uptodate.com/home. Accessed Jan. 6, 2017.