• Can an addiction to narcotics cause cancer?

    Asked by StegalMan on Friday, March 1, 2013

    Can an addiction to narcotics cause cancer?

    2 Answers from the Community

    • nancyjac's Avatar
      nancyjac

      Not that I am aware of, but a lot of street drugs are cut with other substances that could be carcinogenic.

      over 4 years ago
    • carm's Avatar
      carm

      StegalMan,
      What an interesting question. I would suppose that you could make a leap that drug addiction does lower your immune system but I do not believe there is a direct correlation between the two. However, I am attaching a link that might give a better answer for your question or at the very least, give you pause to reflect. Best of luck, Carm RN.
      http://www.meb.uni-bonn.de/Cancernet/CDR0000062835.html

      over 4 years ago

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