Cannabis in cancer – an overview of the state of research

Cancer – a diagnosis that causes anxiety. Medically, it is a variety of different diseases. But regardless of the type of cancer, they all have one thing in common: healthy tissue is destroyed by the uncontrolled proliferation of degenerate, malignant cells. These continue to divide and form tumours. When the cancer spreads in the body, […]

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Breast cancer: What Cannabinoids Can Do

Breast cancer, also known medically as breast carcinoma, is a malignant tumour in the breast. It is by far the most common form of cancer in women. In Germany, statistically one in eight women will develop breast cancer during their lifetime. It is the most frequent cause of death by cancer in the female population. […]

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Lung cancer: medical cannabis as a therapy option

Bronchial carcinoma is the most common cause of cancer death in men after prostate cancer and colon cancer and the second most common cause of cancer death in women after breast cancer and colon cancer. Medical cannabis can be used in chemo/radiation therapy to help alleviate the side effects. In addition, interesting in vitro studies […]

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Treatment of Brain Cancer (Glioma) with Medicinal Cannabis

Medical cannabis is used for many illnesses such as chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy or nausea and vomiting. But can it also be used for brain cancer (glioma)? Glioma: The Most Aggressive Brain Cancer? Glioma is an aggressive primary tumour of the central nervous system. Tumours arise from glial cells, which provide protection, support and […]

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Rick Simpson Oil: “the cure for cancer”

Concentrated cannabis extracts, also known as cannabis oils due to their viscous and sticky look, are always more popular between self-medicated patients, that sometimes claim it as a “cancer cure”. Generally, cannabis oils manufacturing methods are quite simple and don’t require specific equipment. In this field, the most known example of this kind of products […]

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Cannabinoids against nausea and vomiting during chemotherapy (CINV)

Chemotherapy is one of the central pillars of cancer therapy, along with radiotherapy and surgery. The drugs used, so-called cytostatics or chemotherapeutics, fight malignant tumours, attack cancer cells and prevent them from multiplying. However, chemotherapeutic agents do not only damage tumour cells but also healthy cells, which can lead to numerous side effects, such as […]

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More studies demonstrating the effects of cannabinoids for cancer treatment

Research into medical cannabis is ongoing worldwide. Scientific studies are investigating the effectiveness of cannabinoids for the treatment of cancer and various other conditions and symptoms. Recently, researchers from the department of Oncology at St. George’s of London recently published the results from a study that was looking into the effects of phytocannabinoids on leukemic […]

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Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects

Cancer is one of the most common diseases of our century, and for which there is still no cure. Chemotherapy is one of the major cancer treatments but chemotherapy side effects are also harmful to health. In countries such as the Netherlands and in some states in the United States, the legalization of cannabis for therapeutic […]

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