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QUITTING facts


Fact:
Both cigar and cigarette smokers have similar levels of risk for oral, throat, and esophageal cancers.

Source:  National Cancer Institute. (2000) Questions and Answers About Cigar Smoking and Cancer, 2000. Bethesda, MD.


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Q: My family's hounding me about quitting, but I'm not sure I want to? answer
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Nearly everyone knows that smoking can cause lung cancer, but few people realize it is also a risk factor for many other kinds of cancer, including cancer of the mouth, voice box (larynx), bladder, kidney, pancreas, cervix, stomach, and some leukemias.
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PEZgirl says:

photoRead profiles, work out, talk to other Q-sters, get angry, vent. Do anything other than smoking, and the cravings will pass. Remember, the only way out is through.
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