Quitting smoking can help you live a longer, healthier life. Get all the facts and find out how we help reduce smoking across NSW.
Smoking is the largest cause of preventable disease and death in NSW. In fact, in NSW, around 6,700 deaths in 2018 and more than 62,900 hospitalisations were attributed to smoking in 2018 to 2019.*
We know quitting is not always easy, but it is one of the most effective things you can do to reduce your cancer risk and live a longer, healthier life – no matter how long you have been smoking.
Get all the facts on smoking and cancer, along with support, tips and resources to help you quit. You can also learn more about our tobacco-related campaigns and initiatives aimed to help lessen the impact of cancer.