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Can you get tongue cancer by chewing tobacco?

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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
10 doctors agree

In brief: ABSOLUTELY

Smoking, excessive drinking, chewing tobacco, dipping snuff are all very high risk activities for developing cancer in the mouth and throat region - not just the tongue.

In brief: ABSOLUTELY

Smoking, excessive drinking, chewing tobacco, dipping snuff are all very high risk activities for developing cancer in the mouth and throat region - not just the tongue.
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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Dr. Romeo Mandanas
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Chewing tobacco

Chewing tobacco or smokeless or "spit" tobacco has been associated with a higher incidence of oral cancer include those of the tongue.
A host of other factors also contribute to development of cancers of the mouth and throat like human papilloma virus (hpv16), smoking and alcohol use.

In brief: Chewing tobacco

Chewing tobacco or smokeless or "spit" tobacco has been associated with a higher incidence of oral cancer include those of the tongue.
A host of other factors also contribute to development of cancers of the mouth and throat like human papilloma virus (hpv16), smoking and alcohol use.
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
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