Studies have found that smokers who quit are more likely to recover from cancer than are patients who continue to smoke.
If you continue to smoke during cancer treatment, you may not respond to treatment as well as patients who do not smoke. Wounds from surgery heal more slowly in patients who smoke, and there is also a higher risk of developing a second cancer if you continue smoking, whether you have a cancer that is smoking-related or not smoking-related.
If you quit smoking, you can reduce your risk factors significantly.
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