Another reason to quit smoking ... skin cancer

If you need another reason to help motivate you to quit smoking cigarettes, a new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (August 2019) which was looking at risks for non-melanoma skin cancer in non-white individuals found the following. On average, current smokers were diagnosed with skin cancer 12.27 years earlier than those who had smoked in the past, but who had successfully quit. Smoking has numerous other negative effects on your skin and most other organ systems. Get help to quit now.