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.
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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 “orphan receptor” is the term for a receptor in the body whose natural activator is not known.
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Doctors in California recently presented case reports from five cancer patients who could manage their symptoms by ingesting pure THC.
Below are additional science abstracts on cannabis and specific types of cancer.
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Given the increasing prevalence of cannabis as a therapeutic, it’s important physicians and patients understand how cannabis interacts with commonly consumed pharmaceuticals.
New scientific findings highlight the 28th annual meeting of the International Cannabinoid Research Society.
The National Council for Aging Care gives cannabis a clean bill of health.
CBD and CBDA interact with serotonin receptors to ease nausea and vomiting.
Dr. Paula Dall’Stella at ICRS conference in Montreal, June 2017
New findings highlight CBD’s therapeutic potential for cancer, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s, high blood pressure, and other disorders.

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