Marijuana and Cancer

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I. Marijuana and Cancer

A. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S. One of every four deaths in the U.S is from cancer.

B. I am here to discuss the benefits of marijuana use for cancer patients.

C. I will explain how marijuana affects a cancer patient’s body, overall health, and how marijuana improves a cancer patient quality of life.

D. I have done a lot of research for the past few years on this topic, including academic and medical journals, many opinions from physicians, and have seen the benefits in my mother firsthand.

E. Marijuana can dramatically improve the life of a cancer patient.

First off, Cancer can be diagnosed at any age and it can affect any organ in your body.

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As mentioned above numerous studies have shown the viability of cannabis as a potential cancer treatment. Studies have not only shown how marijuana inhibits tumor growth, cell death, and blocking the development of blood vessels needed by tumors to grow but it also can dramatically improve the quality of life of a cancer
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