Quitting is difficult, but has tremendous health benefits.

One year after quitting smoking, risk of a smoking-related heart attack is reduced by half. Ten years after quitting, risk of dying from lung cancer is about halved. Risk of other cancers (mouth, throat, larynx, esophagus, bladder, kidney, pancreas and cervix) also declines.7

For more information or advice on quitting smoking, ask your doctor, or if you are a CancerCare Manitoba patient, staff member, or if your family member is a CancerCare Manitoba patient or staff member, you may be eligible for the CancerCare Manitoba Quit Smoking Program. Call 1-888-775-9899 to learn more, or click here for more information.