A 47-year-old male asked:
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i have quit tobacco 16 years ago., in my 20's. i am currently 43. i drink green tea with tumeric, blackberrys, bberries am i at risk for oral cancer?

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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Much decreased: Non-smokers have much decreased risk of cancer from smoking, but it never returns to the baseline of a non-smoker. More information here: https://www.oncolink.org/risk-and-prevention/smoking-tobacco-and-cancer/former-smokers-and-cancer-risk
Answered on Dec 31, 2016
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