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Document of the month: February 2011

"World Cancer Day", 4 February 2011.

In 1969, in India, 30 per cent of all cancers occur in the mouth or pharynx, and are believed to be due to the chewing of betel quid.
WHO photo by Eric Schwab. India, 1969.

Man chewing paan
WHO/Eric Schwab

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