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Scientific evidence has shown that cancers of the oral cavity (lip, tongue, mouth, and throat), larynx, lung, and esophagus are associated with cigar smoking. Furthermore, evidence strongly suggests a link between cigar smoking and cancer of the pancreas.

Source:  National Cancer Institute. (2000) Questions and Answers About Cigar Smoking and Cancer, 2000. Bethesda, MD.


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