A 43-year-old member asked:
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can you get tounge cancer from chewing tobacco?

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Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Absolutely.
Answered on Jun 29, 2014
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Dr. Steven Tucker
26 years experience Internal Medicine
YES! A very common and easy way to get it. You should stop chewing tobacco!
Jul 4, 2012
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes, unfortunately: Chewing tobacco is one of the risk factors for oral cancer including tongue cancer. If you do chew tobacco-please consider to stop.
Answered on Jun 29, 2014

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