Smokeless Tobacco Topic Guide
Chewing Tobacco (Smokeless Tobacco): Chewing tobacco, often referred to as smokeless tobacco, dip, chew, or snuff, is associated with a variety of health risks including cancer. Some of the health risks of chewing tobacco include cancers of oral cavity, gum disease, dental cavaties, tooth loss, and leukoplakia. Some research suggests chewing tobacco increases the risk of heart disease (heart attack and stroke).
Esophageal Cancer The esophagus is a muscular tube measuring 20-25 cm (8-10 in) long and 2-3 cm (0.75-1.25 in) wide that serves as a conduit for moving food and drink from the ...
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