At age 39, Chris discovered a lump in his neck. He never thought his smoking habit would lead to a diagnosis resulting in the biggest shock of his life. He had stage 4 lung cancer. Now, as a former smoker and lung cancer survivor, Chris is sharing his story so that other New Yorkers can make the decision to quit smoking now.
No matter how long or how much you have smoked, it is never too late to stop. We can help you quit smoking and stay smoke-free for good. Find information on how to quit, how to cope with common nicotine withdrawal symptoms and locate a quit smoking program near you.
It is hard to quit smoking. Most people try several times before they are able to quit for good. The good news is – although it’s hard, it can be done. To connect with other quitters and read inspirational stories of other New Yorkers who have quit for good, visit our NYC Quits Smoking - I Quit Because Facebook page.