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Can chewing tobacco cause throat cancer?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Snuff and chew

Tobacco products are most likely associated with oral cavity cancers (cheek, tongue, floor of mouth, gum) but oropharynx (tonsil, tongue base, voice box and hypopharynx (area behind and next to voice box, larynx) are susceptible to carcinogens in these products.
They also ruin your teeth, give you bad breath, and make you a social pariah. It's addictive too.

In brief: Snuff and chew

Tobacco products are most likely associated with oral cavity cancers (cheek, tongue, floor of mouth, gum) but oropharynx (tonsil, tongue base, voice box and hypopharynx (area behind and next to voice box, larynx) are susceptible to carcinogens in these products.
They also ruin your teeth, give you bad breath, and make you a social pariah. It's addictive too.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Gregg Albers
Addiction Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Chewing tobacco

Tobacco can cause mouth cancer when chewed, and cancer in the rest of the respiratory tract when smoked.
With an increased risk of cancer anywhere tobacco touches, why use! get help to stop from your doctor.

In brief: Chewing tobacco

Tobacco can cause mouth cancer when chewed, and cancer in the rest of the respiratory tract when smoked.
With an increased risk of cancer anywhere tobacco touches, why use! get help to stop from your doctor.
Dr. Gregg Albers
Dr. Gregg Albers
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Tobacco use is associated with mouth and throat cancer, as well cancers in other parts of the body.

In brief: Yes

Tobacco use is associated with mouth and throat cancer, as well cancers in other parts of the body.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry

In brief: Absolutely

Oral cancer is on the rise and both smoking and chewing tobacco are carcinogenic.
It's too high a risk to take a chance. Too many people and their families and friends pay the price for this kind of foolish habit.

In brief: Absolutely

Oral cancer is on the rise and both smoking and chewing tobacco are carcinogenic.
It's too high a risk to take a chance. Too many people and their families and friends pay the price for this kind of foolish habit.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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