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Former pitcher Schilling has mouth cancer

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BOSTON Former major-league pitcher Curt Schilling says hes 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 its due to chewing tobacco.
Schilling is being treated at Brigham and Womens Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He received seven weeks of chemotherapy and radiation treatments and is in remission. He said hes lost 75 pounds.
Schilling is a three-time World Series champion with the Arizona Diamondbacks and Boston Red Sox.
Hes being sued by Rhode Islands economic development agency after his video game company received a $75 million state loan guarantee and then collapsed.
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