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…