It is never too late to stop smoking


Adapted from BMJ Aug 7 21

There are far fewer smokers now and many have transferred from cigarettes to the more benign vaping devices. Everyone knows not to start or stop if they possibly can, particularly people with diabetes, cardiovascular and lung disease. But is there a point when stopping becomes pointless?

Researchers performed a prospective cohort study with 517 Russian smokers who had been diagnosed with early stage, non small cell lung cancer.

Life lasted a whopping 21.6 months longer in those who stopped smoking soon after diagnosis.

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