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QUITTING facts


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Your risk of cancer of the esophagus is reduced by 50% within 5 years of quitting.

Source:  Orleans C., and Slade J. (Eds.) (1993) Health Implications of Tobacco Addiction. Nicotine Addiction: Principles and Management. Oxford University Press: New York, NY.


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Both cigar and cigarette smokers have similar levels of risk for oral, throat, and esophageal cancers.
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