Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Lung Cancer and continuing to smoke
    avatar
    An_250987 posted:
    I've seen comments concerning people who smoke after being diagnosed with cancer. I don't believe any of the people making the comments are smokers. I smoked for more than 30 years when I was able to quit. I was addicted to cigarettes. Most likely the nicotine. I had been a non smoker for more than 5 years when something happened in my life that was very stressful. I went out and bought a pack of cigarettes. Immediately I was back to smoking 3 packs a day. Quitting the second time was very difficult. Just telling someone to quit won't do a thing. In comparison, I drink alcoholic beverages, but I'm not an alcoholic. But if I smoke one cigarette, I'll be right back to smoking. Anyone who is or has been addicted to cigarettes will tell you they smoke because they need to and most of them will say they actually enjoy smoking.
    Reply


    Helpful Tips

    Be the first to post a Tip!

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.