Tobacco and Cancer
The single best thing you can do for your health is to stop using tobacco. Quitting at any age lowers your disease risks and helps you live longer.
Smoking and tobacco use is responsible for most lung cancer deaths and one-third of all cancer deaths. Smoking also contributes to heart disease, stroke and lung disease.
Non-smokers also need to take caution. People who live with smokers are more likely to develop lung cancer and even limited exposure to secondhand smoke can raise your heart disease risk.
Read our experts' advice and tips, and use our tools to help you stop using or avoid exposure to tobacco.
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