Oral cancer after using Swedish snus (smokeless tobacco) for 70 years - a case report.

@article{Zatterstrom2004OralCA,
  title={Oral cancer after using Swedish snus (smokeless tobacco) for 70 years - a case report.},
  author={U K Zatterstrom and Mats Svensson and L C Van der Sand and Hans Nordgren and J M Hirsch},
  journal={Oral diseases},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={50-3}
}
Whereas the smoking habit has declined significantly in Sweden in recent decades, there has been a marked increase in the consumption of 'snus' (oral moist snuff). The use of this smokeless tobacco, exposing the user locally to carcinogenic nitrosamines, raises the question - will the increasing use of snuff eventually lead to a greater incidence of oral… CONTINUE READING