Cancer

Cancer

Cancer is the name given to a collection of related diseases in which the body’s cells begin to divide without stopping and spread into surrounding tissues. Symptoms vary based on the type of cancer but frequently include pain, fatigue, nausea, and unexplained weight loss.

Articles in Cancer

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A study from the University of Alabama’s CBD program looked at the use of CBD for seizures in patients with brain tumors.
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Dr. Donald Abrams laid out the potential of cannabis in cancer care in a recent piece titled "Should Oncologists recommend cannabis?"
Cancer cell and DNA
A new wave of research points toward cannabinoids having an adaptive, immunomodulating effect.
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Nephi Stella and other researchers at the University of Washington recently reviewed 2-AG's role in endocannabinoid signaling.
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Two contradictory studies underscores why preclinical research is only a first step in developing medicines
Breast cancer testing
A comparison of the antitumoral activity of single-molecule THC and whole plant cannabis oil.
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A review of 10 studies that shed light on how CBD might interact with cancer treatments.
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Statistical significance and double-blind trials are important, but so is human experience. Case studies are meaningful.
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A study led by scientists in Spain indicates that the endocannabinoid system plays an important role in the treatment of HER2-positive cancer.
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Doctors in the UK recently reported the case of an elderly man who’s lung cancer responded to CBD.

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An excerpt from Cannabis is Medicine by Dr. Bonni Goldstein

Top Conditions

In compiling a list of conditions that CBD may help, we examined hundreds of peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals.

Cannabis Conversations

Project CBD talks with Dr. Bonni Goldstein about whole plant cannabis remedies, nonintoxicating cannabinoids, and cancer care for children.
Expert cannabis botanist and geneticist Ryan Lee talks to Project CBD about breeding cannabis, THC & CBD content, and how to interpret lab data.
Project CBD speaks with Dr. Rachel Knox about "endocannabinology," THC/CBD synergies, and whole food nutrition.

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