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Annette's Story

Annette experimented with cigarettes as a teenager, smoking occasionally. But by the time she turned 20, Annette was a regular smoker.

When she was 50, Annette heeded her granddaughter’s advice and quit cold turkey after having smoked for more than 30 years. But by then she already had cancer. At age 52, Annette went to the doctor because she was having difficulty breathing and was diagnosed with lung cancer so advanced it was necessary to remove one of her lungs. A few years later, she was diagnosed with oral cancer and surgery was again required. Today, at age 57, Annette is smoke-free and cancer-free.

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Annette, 57; diagnosed with lung cancer at age 52

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