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Why do smokeless tobacco products increase the risk of cancer?

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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine
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In brief: Tobacco = cancer

Tobacco is a potent carcinogen.
Any form of tobacco exposure increases your risk for cancer. That includes smokeless tobacco such as snuff or chewing tobacco. There is no good reason to use tobacco on your body for any reason. People have been known to use tobacco to kill insects in the garden. Not a good thing to put in your mouth!

In brief: Tobacco = cancer

Tobacco is a potent carcinogen.
Any form of tobacco exposure increases your risk for cancer. That includes smokeless tobacco such as snuff or chewing tobacco. There is no good reason to use tobacco on your body for any reason. People have been known to use tobacco to kill insects in the garden. Not a good thing to put in your mouth!
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