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Can chewing too much sugar-free gum cause cancer?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Very much doubt it
Anything can be "shown to cause cancer" by giving preposterous doses to lab animals, or trying to get people with cancer to remember having used it.
Forty years in medicine has taught me that the real causes of cancer that consistently hold up are things that mutate genes (and a few things that gravely damage epithelium). Despite the hoopla, I have no reason for real concern.

In brief: Very much doubt it
Anything can be "shown to cause cancer" by giving preposterous doses to lab animals, or trying to get people with cancer to remember having used it.
Forty years in medicine has taught me that the real causes of cancer that consistently hold up are things that mutate genes (and a few things that gravely damage epithelium). Despite the hoopla, I have no reason for real concern.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Theorectically
http://www.livestrong.
com/article/521229-harmful-effects-of-eating-sugarless-gum-everyday/ in general, artificial sweeteners and sugar substitutes are not healthy. Of course gum with sugar is obviously bad for you. Gum pollutes. Consider this alternative (although I do not endorse chewing gum) : http://www.Snack-girl.Com/snack/aspartame-free-gum/.

In brief: Theorectically
http://www.livestrong.
com/article/521229-harmful-effects-of-eating-sugarless-gum-everyday/ in general, artificial sweeteners and sugar substitutes are not healthy. Of course gum with sugar is obviously bad for you. Gum pollutes. Consider this alternative (although I do not endorse chewing gum) : http://www.Snack-girl.Com/snack/aspartame-free-gum/.
Dr. Stephen Saponaro
Dr. Stephen Saponaro
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Dr. Chad Levitt
Radiation Oncology
In brief: No evidence to that
No clinical studies or reviews have shown that chewing sugar free gum has a causal effect on cancer.
In lab studies some artificial sweeteners in enormous doses, like your body weight or more, can show increased risks of cancer. However, u should not be able to get cancer from actually chewing sugar free gum as a chewing gum.

In brief: No evidence to that
No clinical studies or reviews have shown that chewing sugar free gum has a causal effect on cancer.
In lab studies some artificial sweeteners in enormous doses, like your body weight or more, can show increased risks of cancer. However, u should not be able to get cancer from actually chewing sugar free gum as a chewing gum.
Dr. Chad Levitt
Dr. Chad Levitt
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