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Cannabis could help stop breast cancer

A compound found in cannabis may prevent breast cancer spreading to other parts of the body, scientists believe.

Experts hope that cannabidiol, also known as CBD, could be a realistic alternative to chemotherapy.

However, the study carried out by the California Pacific Medical Centre Research Institute does not advocate marijuana use among cancer patients.

Full Story: Metro.

(via Nerdshit).

Man Fathers Child After Testicular Transplant

A British man has become the first in the world to successfully father a child after a testicular transplant following life-saving chemotherapy.

The man suffered from Hodgkin’s lymphoma – a type of blood cancer. He had testicular tissue removed and frozen before undergoing chemotherapy to destroy the cancer cells. More than 95 percent of patients receiving this type of chemotherapy are left permanently sterile.

New Scientist: Man fathers child after testicular transplant

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