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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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Women who stop smoking before becoming pregnant or during the first trimester of pregnancy reduce their risk of miscarriage or of having a low-birth weight baby to that of women who have never smoked.
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