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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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Stories

Marie Whitehead Catch the cancer early. That’s the number one thing. It could save your life.

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A helping hand for families

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The Canadian Cancer Society helps with expenses for children in cancer treatment and their families.

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