Smoking and Cancer
Smoking damages nearly every organ in the human body, is linked to at least 10 different cancers and accounts for 30 percent of all cancer deaths. And it costs billions of dollars each year. Yet one in four Americans still lights up.
Check out the following websites for information on tobacco and cancer:
Tobacco Cessation Program (NEW) - For Patients Only
Our free service helps tobacco users address their addiction to tobacco. Our tobacco treatment specialist helps you create a custom plan to quit. She can help you address nicotine withdrawal, anxiety and coping with stress. She can also help with recovery from relapse and maintaining your weight. Meet with our tobacco treatment specialist and take control of your health.
Outreach and Education Specialist
Tobacco Treatment Specialist
UVA Cancer Center
UVA Cancer Center now offers a low-dose CT screening program for lung cancer. Make an appointment and encourage those you know to get screened, too. If cancer is detected early, it is much easier to treat and chances of survival are much greater than if cancer is caught when symptoms are present.
Here are some fact sheets and other resources to help you or a loved one QUIT SMOKING.
Staying Smoke-Free (PDF)