What kind of cancer does smokeless tobacco cause?

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Elmer Berge asked a question: What kind of cancer does smokeless tobacco cause?
Asked By: Elmer Berge
Date created: Mon, Oct 11, 2021 12:25 AM
Date updated: Sat, Jul 9, 2022 8:36 AM

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  • Smokeless tobacco contains many cancer-causing toxins and its use increases the risk of cancers of the head, neck, throat, oesophagus and oral cavity (including cancer of the mouth, tongue, lip and gums) as well as various dental diseases.

What kind of cancer does chewing tobacco cause?

  • The most harmful cancer-causing substances in smokeless tobacco are tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNAs). TSNA levels vary by product, but the higher the level the greater the cancer risk. Cancers linked to the use of smokeless tobacco include: Cancer in the esophagus (the swallowing tube that goes from your mouth to your stomach)

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