Quitting smoking is difficult, but thousands of people across Greater Manchester have managed to quit successfully. Some of them are sharing their stories to inspire others to quit.
When I found out it was lung cancer, it was a huge shock. I just kept thinking this could be the end, how on earth am I going to tell my two children.
Leigh Webber, from Trafford, quit smoking in November 2016 and two months later she was diagnosed with lung cancer. She is now encouraging others to stop smoking to improve their health and wellbeing.
Read Danielle's story
I’m so pleased I managed to quit, as I feel much healthier and I’m enjoying spending time with my two sons.
Read Natalie's story
Even my ex-husband didn’t know I smoked. I would light up in secret and feel incredibly guilty. Now I’m smokefree, it feels great and I’m using my experiences to help mums-to-be.
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