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In Oklahoma, one in two men and one in three women will develop cancer during their lifetime – access to cutting-edge cancer care and treatment right here at home is key to increasing survival rates, and positioning Oklahoma as a leader in cancer research.

May 31 Event Focuses on Choosing Health over Heart Disease

OKLAHOMA CITY – May 24, 2018 – On World No Tobacco Day on May 31, Tobacco Stops With Me, a program of the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET), encourages Oklahomans to focus on the impact tobacco has on the cardiovascular health of people worldwide.

Budget includes flexibility to increase free services to help Oklahomans quit

OKLAHOMA CITY – May 22, 2018 – The TSET Board of Directors on Tuesday approved a budget for the 2019 fiscal year that sets aside additional funds for the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline to meet anticipated increases in demands for the free cessation services offered by the Helpline.

National Cancer Institute designation will bring additional research dollars, improved cancer care to Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY – (Wednesday, May 2) – Stephenson Cancer Center, which has to date received more than $31 million from TSET, announced that it has achieved the prestigious National Cancer Institute designation.

OKLAHOMA CITY – April 30, 2018 — This Mother’s Day, Oklahoma mothers are encouraged to take a step towards a healthier life for themselves and their families by utilizing the FREE services offered by the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline.

Caroline, of Collinsville, grew up surrounded by a family of smokers. She tried her first cigarette at age 13 and became a regular smoker for 16 years. After four quit attempts, Caroline turned to the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline for support. Motivated by her young son and family, Caroline quit for good with the Helpline’s assistance.

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Whitney Dinger, Public Information and Outreach Specialist

Whitney Dinger
Public Information and Outreach Specialist
405-521-4959
whitneyd@tset.ok.gov