Smoker’s Mouth Cancer Came from Cigarettes, Not HPV, Says Attorney

Randy Rosenblum tells jurors that medical evidence proves Carmenza Merino’s mouth cancer was caused by her three-decade smoking history rather than human papillomavirus, as the defense had suggested. Rosenblum represents Merino in her suit against Philip Morris, claiming that its concealment of smoking’s health effects caused the cancer that cost her parts of her jaw and tongue.