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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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