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Marijuana and testicular cancer (Sidebar)

More details from recent research by Drs. Janet Daling and Stephen Schwartz

March 9, 2009 | By Kristen Woodward

For the study on marijuana use and testicular-cancer risk, Drs. Janet Daling and Stephen Schwartz and colleagues from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center interviewed 369 Seattle-Puget Sound-area men, ages 18 to 44, who had been diagnosed with testicular cancer about their history of marijuana use. For comparison purposes they also assessed marijuana use among 979 randomly selected age- and geography-matched healthy controls.

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Marijuana use may increase testicular-cancer risk

Hutchinson Center study is the first to associate marijuana use as a risk factor for testicular cancer

March 9, 2009 | By Kristen Woodward

Frequent and/or long-term marijuana use may significantly increase a man’s risk of developing the most aggressive type of testicular cancer, according to a study led by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Public Health Sciences Division’s Drs. Janet Daling and Stephen Schwartz. Their findings appeared online Feb. 9 in the journal Cancer.

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