Q: Should someone already diagnosed with cancer bother to quit smoking?

Q: Should someone already diagnosed with cancer bother to quit smoking?
Q: Should someone already diagnosed with cancer bother to quit smoking?

Yes. There are many reasons that people diagnosed with cancer should quit smoking.

For those having surgery or other treatments, quitting smoking helps improve the body’s ability to heal and respond to the cancer treatment, and it lowers the risk of pneumonia and respiratory failure.

Also, quitting smoking may lower the risk of the cancer returning or a second cancer forming.

http://www.cancer.gov/

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