Quit16 launched this week showing the 16 cancers linked to smoking and while most of us know about the links to lung cancer, smoking is actually linked with 16 different cancers, including cancers of the mouth, stomach, kidney, bowel, liver, pancreas, ureter, oesophagus, cervix, bladder and ovaries.
In our region we have the highest adult smoking rates in the country…but there’s an excellent local stop smoking service where you’re five times more likely to stay quit with the help on offer.
Did you know it takes just 20 minutes from quitting to make a difference to your health? – Watch the short video below and see for yourself!
The big tobacco cough up
Did you know that the tobacco industry makes a profit of over £4000 for every death caused by tobacco, which kills more than 100,000 people per year. Cancer Research UK has a petition for the tobacco industry to pay for the damage it causes… Sign it here…