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Georgia State Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science to Play a Role in Cancer Prevention

According to the World Health Organization, tobacco's role in increasing the chance of lung cancer is one of the most widely known of tobacco's harmful effects on human health. “What many people, smokers and nonsmokers alike, may not know is that tobacco use increases risks of cancer at many sites in the body in addition to the lungs. These include the head and neck, (covering cancers of the esophagus, larynx, tongue, salivary glands, lip, mouth, and pharynx), urinary bladder and kidneys, uterine cervix, breast, pancreas, and colon,” states the WHO website.