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Medical Marijuana and Cancer, Testicular

What Is Cancer, Testicular?

Testicular cancer is a form of cancer that develops specifically within the testicles, a part of the male reproductive system. Testicular cancer has one of the highest cure rates of all cancers and boasts in excess, a curing rate of 90 percent overall. The curing of this cancer can be brought up to almost 100 percent if it has not spread or metastasized already. Even in regards to the relatively few cases that malignant testicular cancer has spread, modern chemo therapy usually offers a cure rate of at least 80 percent. Testicular lumps cannot always be best deemed a result of testicular cancer, because tumors are not all malignant or cancerous.

Medical Marijuana and Cancer, Testicular

Testicular cancer is a specific type of cancer that tends to affect between 7,500 and 8,000 men each year. This is considered the most common type of cancer that is found in males between the ages of fifteen and forty years old. Thankfully, medical marijuana has been a proven treatment to reduce the symptoms of chemotherapy in cancer patients. Chemotherapy although the usual treatment for this type of cancer usually brings along the side effects that are not loved.

Medical marijuana alleviates symptoms of nausea, a symptom directly associated with receiving chemotherapy. It also helps increase appetite as a stimulant, as appetite loss is a major factor when undergoing chemotherapy. Another piece of exceptional news is that medical marijuana has been proven through clinical studies to slow the rate of cancer cell growth and eliminates the multiplying of these cells in order to kill them off.

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