Quitting smoking

We recommend and encourage our patients to quit or to stay tobacco-free. We also supply specialist support to help

Tobacco use is a major global health problem. It is the single greatest preventable cause of death and disease in Australia. We are a smoke-free environment. This means a safer, cleaner, and healthier environment for patients, visitors and staff. Smoking is not allowed inside or within 50 metres of any of our facilities. We also provide resources to help with quitting smoking.

Tobacco treatment 

Tobacco treatment is available for current Peter Mac patients at our Tobacco Treatment Clinic. There you will have an opportunity to discuss the benefits of quitting. You can also talk about how to develop a quit plan. You can look at triggers to smoking. And you can develop strategies to stop smoking. We will provide you with free quitting medications to support your quitting goal. We will also help you to stay smoke-free. 

Vid 2 - QUIT Smoking - Core Video 

Referral information for quitting smoking

Ask a member of your treating team to refer you to our tobacco treatment specialist nurse. Our nurse can help you with achieving your quitting goal. Current patients can also self-refer by emailing us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you wish. Please email us your patient details.

More information about quitting smoking

This service is for Peter Mac patients. If you are not a current patient but would like support to quit smoking, please go online to https://www.quit.org.au/ or call the Quitline on 13 78 48

Patient resources are available in the information lounge located on level 2 at our Melbourne campus. Everyone is welcome to visit and talk to our friendly staff. 

We also provide resources which may be helpful if you are looking for things you can do to stay well during and after a cancer diagnosis. 

Visit our diet, exercise, and lifestyle webpage for more information 

Information Lounge

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Level 2, 305 Grattan Street
Melbourne VIC 3000 

Contact us about quitting smoking

Tobacco treatment

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