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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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Researcher Dr Raymond Andersen Dr Raymond Andersen’s research could lead to a promising new drug for prostate cancer.

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Access to services in your community

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The Canadian Cancer Society’s Community Services Locator helps cancer patients and their families find the services and programs they need in their community.

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