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Study: Half of oral cancer deaths due to cigarettes

June 15, 2015 — Almost half of the deaths caused by cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx in U.S. adults 35 and older in 2011 were attributable to cigarette smoking, according to a multi-institution research letter published in JAMA Internal Medicine Overall, almost 346,000 people died of one of 11 cancers in 2011 in […]