Abstain from Tobacco Use

By abstaining from tobacco use, you dramatically lower your risk of developing one of the deadliest cancers - lung cancer. Unfortunately, lung cancer is usually detected only after it has progressed to advanced stages, when treatment is not as effective. This emphasizes the importance of preventing this disease, as well as other types of cancer linked to the use of tobacco products.

Cancers of the lips, tongue, mouth and throat, as well as the colon, are also caused by tobacco use. Not only smoking cigarettes, but also cigars and pipes, as well as the use of smokeless tobacco, can cause these cancers.
Read more about tobacco and cancer.

If you or someone you know currently uses tobacco and would like to quit, read more here.

It is also advised to avoid exposure to second-hand smoke whenever possible, as cancer-causing toxins can enter your body this way.
Read more about second-hand smoke.