Tobacco use impacts cancer treatment, wound healing, and the risk getting a second cancer. It is never too late to quit tobacco, and there are free resources to help.
Michigan Cancer Consortium’s Dr. Bruce Shabahang, M.D., talks about why you should quit today:
Talk to your doctor, or check out the resources below to get started:
Michigan Tobacco Quit Line: 1-800-784-8669
The Quit Line provides cessation services to Michigan residents that want to quit using tobacco. The Quit Line offers a personal health coach and participant toolkits to help tobacco users gain confidence and motivation they need to quit for good.
Smokefree.gov provides a wide range of online resources to support you or someone you love through the entire journey to become and remain a non-smoker. Click here to get started.
Mayo Clinic Health Library
Click here to see tips from the Mayo Clinic on starting your quit-smoking plan.
Resources from Smoke-Free Ingham
Click here to download a directory of local resources to help you quit smoking. Click here for information about "Tobacco and You" weekly programs to assist you in your efforts to quit smoking.