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    Curt Schilling -- I Have Mouth Cancer ... Blames Chewing Tobacco

    Wochit Headline News

    by Wochit Headline News

    Former MLB pitching great Curt Schilling says he was diagnosed with mouth cancer back in February ... and believes it was caused from his 30-year habit of chewing tobacco. The former Boston Red Sox pitcher says he stayed quiet about the diagnosis for months for two reasons -- he didn't want people to pity him and he didn't want to get into the chewing tobacco debate. Still Shilling says, "I'll go to my grave believing that [chewing tobacco] was why I got what I got ...