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Schilling: Chewing tobacco caused cancer

(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

BOSTON (AP) Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.

Schilling discussed details of his cancer on WEEI-FM in Boston on Wednesday. He announced he had cancer in February, but had not disclosed what kind.

He says it's due to chewing tobacco.


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