To speak to a specialist cancer nurse,
freefone the National Cancer Helpline
1800 200 700
Mon—Thurs 9am—7pm Fri 9am—5pm
Smoking is the main cause of lung cancer. Not smoking or quitting smoking is the most important thing you can do to avoid getting lung cancer. Stopping smoking is the best decision you can make to improve your health and well being.
The main causes of lung cancer include:
For more information on how to look after your lungs, download our magazine Look After Your Lungs (PDF, 3.83MB).
Freephone 1800 200 700 to talk to a specialist cancer nurse
It's open Monday-Thursday from 9am to 7pm and Friday from 9am to 5pm
National Cancer Helpline
Freefone 1 800 200 700
Talk to a specialist nurse
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