Smoking and tobacco
Reduce the harms caused by smoking
Tobacco smoking is the largest preventable cause of cancer, responsible for more cancer deaths in Australia than any other single factor. It is also directly responsible for many heart and lung diseases. Smoking affects the smoker, as well as those around them.
Here you will find information on the effects of smoking, help with stopping smoking and details about Cancer Council's work to reduce the harm caused by tobacco.
Learn more about how Cancer Council researchers are helping Australia in leading the world in tobacco control.