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American Cancer Society: The Risks of Smokeless Tobacco


American Cancer Society: The Risks of Smokeless Tobacco

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Smokeless tobacco products are not a safe substitute for tobacco smoking. Harmful health effects include: oral and throat cancer, cancer in the esophagus, stomach cancer, pancreatic cancer, increased risk of heart disease, heart attacks, and stroke, addiction to nicotine, Leukoplakia (white sores in the mouth that can become cancer), receding gums, bone loss around the roots of the teeth, abrasion of teeth, tooth loss, stained teeth, and bad breath. The snuff and chewing tobacco products are... More
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: January 18, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 03, 2011
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Keywords: leukoplakia, smokeless tobacco, snuff, stomach cancer, pancreas cancer, chewing tobacco, oral and throat cancer, esophageal cancer


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Language: English
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