Chew On This: Sticking With Nicotine Gum for the Long Haul

March 1, 2011

The Wall Street Journal

Research led by Caryn Lerman, PhD, interim director of the Abramson Cancer Center, is highlighted in a Wall Street Journal story about the FDA's consideration of eliminating the warning to avoid long-term use of nicotine-replacement patches and gums. Last year, Lerman and her colleagues published a study showing that smokers who use an extended course of nicotine patch therapy -- 24 weeks -- may be more likely to stay off cigarettes than those treated for eight weeks. Read More