CDC: Tips From Former Smokers - Christine B.: I Have to Quit

Christine started smoking in high school to fit in and continued to smoke menthol cigarettes for many years. She was diagnosed with oral cancer in her early 40s. She lost her teeth and had half of her jaw removed. In this video, Christine talks about the moment when she finally realized the effects of smoking—year after year and cigarette after cigarette—and decided to quit.

Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy:

This video can also be viewed at