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Why tobacco control is important

Tobacco use is the number 1 cause of preventable disease and death in Canada and causes 37,000 Canadian deaths each year.

Smoking causes about 30% of cancer deaths in Canada and about 85% of lung cancer deaths.

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Sophie Lebel My family is proud of the work I’m doing that is making a positive change in people’s lives.

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Reducing the burden of cancer

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Canadians can help CCS fund the best research and support people living with cancer by donating and volunteering.

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