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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.


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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Stop-smoking services care at Mayo Clinic

Aug. 10, 2017
  1. Stead LF, et al. Nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Accessed Jan. 6, 2017.
  2. Stead LF, et al. Physician advice for smoking cessation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 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. Accessed Jan. 6, 2017.