“After cancer surgery I knew that it was going to be a ‘new normal,’ but I wanted that new normal to be as close to the old normal as possible. I’m a walker, and the therapy helped me get back to my normal activities a lot quicker.” – Melanoma patient
UNC Nicotine Dependence Program
Quitting smoking is one of the most important things you can do to improve your health after being diagnosed with cancer. Continuing to smoke can interfere with your cancer treatment and recovery. By quitting all tobacco use, you can improve your health, reduce your chances of getting cancer again, and protect your loved ones from secondhand smoke.