PESHAWAR: Health experts apprised that use of ‘naswar’ is one of the leading causes of oral cancer.

Dr Abdul Malik,President Pakistan Islamic MedicalAssociation (PIMA), Dr Masood Khan and Dr Muhammad Shafiq  said this during a free dental clinic and awareness seminar here  on
Thursday.

The doctors said that according to official statistics, more than 70% of the people in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are in the habit of chewing naswar.

“Brushing and cleaning teeth is essential for our healthy life,