Marijuana Use Linked To Testicular Cancer

Marijuana Use Linked To Testicular Cancer

Article Date: 10 Sep 2012 – 12:00 PDT


Regular marijuana usage has been linked to a higher risk of testicular cancer, researchers from the University of California have revealed.

The findings, published in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal by the American Cancer Society, say the cancer-causing effects of marijuana on testicular cells should be assessed in decisions associated with recreational drug use, as well as when used for therapeutic purposes in male patients.

A previous study in February 2009, carried out by scientists from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, also suggested a link between regular marijuana usage and testicular cancer. Read More…

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