Key statistics related to smoking and cancer patients in Canada

Use key Canadian statistics to guide decisions about programs and policies that help patients with cancer quit smoking

Evidence shows that quitting smoking improves the effectiveness of cancer treatment and likelihood of survival. These statistics, compiled in March 2017, can help cancer agencies and governments guide decision-making related to offering smoking cessation during cancer treatment.

Learn more about the following:

  • Data on patients with cancer in Canada who smoke
  • Complete citations for included statistics

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