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Smokeless tobacco users increase their risks of cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx (throat), larynx, and esophagus. Oral cancer can include cancer of the lip, tongue, cheeks, gums, and the floor and roof of the mouth.

Source:  National Cancer Institute. (1998) Questions and Answers About Smokeless Tobacco and Cancer, 1998. Bethesda, MD.


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Excess risk of coronary heart disease caused by smoking is cut in half one year after quitting. Within 15 years, the risk is the same as someone who never smoked.
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