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Sponsored by: The Breast Cancer Site

Almost 50,000 women in the United States die each year due to tobacco-related cancer. That's close to 10,000 more deaths due to cigarette use than due to breast cancer. Today, frequent tobacco use remains the most common reason for cancer in women.

Perhaps the most alarming aspect of these statistics is that 100% of these tragic deaths can be avoided if women simply practice healthy habits when it comes to smoking.

Here are some tips that will help you learn about the dangers of smoking, the psychological science behind quitting, and how to help someone you love kick the habit for good.

  • Dependence on tobacco and nicotine is chemically wired within your brain. While you DO have the willpower to quit, recognize that when you're craving a cigarette, there's a chemical process occurring.
  • Set realistic goals.
  • Know you are going to experience mood swings and emotional reactions that may seem out of the ordinary.
  • Recognize what triggers you to smoke.
  • Educate your children on the dangers of smoking as early as possible!
  • Support your friends who are trying to quit! You can help save your loved ones' lives!

Sign the petition below pledging to take care of yourself and all of the women in your life by getting educated on the statistics of tobacco deaths and by quitting smoking for good!

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Petition Signatures


Aug 15, 2018 Cathy Davis
Aug 15, 2018 Lois Ingram
Aug 14, 2018 Dan Johnson
Aug 14, 2018 selma castanheira dos santos
Aug 13, 2018 Elena Fowler
Aug 13, 2018 Nancy Powell
Aug 13, 2018 (Name not displayed) I am battling my third cancer and the last has metastasized to my bones. I fight for all who are affected by cancer and support research to eliminate cancer. How can anyone smoke, knowing it's been confirmed to cause cancer?
Aug 13, 2018 tj bolduc
Aug 13, 2018 steven rule
Aug 13, 2018 michele bolduc
Aug 13, 2018 Janet Taylor
Aug 13, 2018 Karen Kinnick
Aug 13, 2018 Susan Vandenassem Everyone knows at least one person who's died from smoking-related causes. Scary and unnecessary!
Aug 13, 2018 sadie vaughns
Aug 13, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Aug 13, 2018 Joan Sadlo
Aug 13, 2018 BARBARA COSTANZO
Aug 13, 2018 brenda sullivan
Aug 13, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Aug 13, 2018 Suzanne Connors
Aug 13, 2018 Eszter Freeman
Aug 13, 2018 Phyllis Gerritsen Very important to support tabacco users to stop using.
Aug 13, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Aug 13, 2018 Andrea Bertram
Aug 13, 2018 Holly Otey
Aug 13, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Aug 13, 2018 Renay Hersh
Aug 13, 2018 Ann Conney
Aug 13, 2018 Mabell Keel I don’t smoke but I have family members that do and I totally support this petition.
Aug 13, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Aug 13, 2018 Bobbie Taylor
Aug 13, 2018 Susan Toland
Aug 13, 2018 Nancy Walsh
Aug 13, 2018 Catherine GANTIER
Aug 13, 2018 Elvin Harrison
Aug 13, 2018 Eric Horwitz
Aug 12, 2018 Rebecca Clark Please sign the petition.It will. Save a life.
Aug 11, 2018 JOÃO MAMEDE
Aug 11, 2018 Pam Francis I have had both. Breast then lung cancer & I regret the day I started to smoke. Tobacco free for 2 yrs now
Aug 11, 2018 Lori Strausser
Aug 11, 2018 Gemma Eggleton
Aug 11, 2018 Deirdre Gately
Aug 11, 2018 Steph K
Aug 11, 2018 Cynthia Hester
Aug 11, 2018 Matthew McWhirr
Aug 11, 2018 Angelique Mcclean
Aug 11, 2018 Howard Olanier
Aug 11, 2018 Howard Olanier
Aug 11, 2018 Laure Leclerc
Aug 11, 2018 kyriaki paschali

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