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Meth Use and Cancer: 4 Myths, Debunked

James Malervy

Authored by James Malervy

“The lifestyle of a meth user can include sharing needles, unprotected sex, and living on the streets, which can lead to contracting HIV, hepatitis B and C, and liver disease,” Deni Carise, PhD, chief science officer at Recovery Centers of America and an adjunct associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, tells WebMD Connect to Care.

This lifestyle, the thinking goes, can increase your likelihood of getting cancer. There’s no definitive link, but recreational meth use definitely isn’t helpful for cancer prevention.

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Authored by

James Malervy

James Malervy

Jim Malervy is the Senior Director of Digital Marketing for Recovery Centers of America (RCA) and is passionate about helping RCA in achieving its mission of saving over 1 Million Lives.


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