Cannabinoids Anticancer Mechanisms

While anticancer effects of cannabinoids and their interaction in symphony are still poorly understood, there is sufficient evidence to warrant a closer look. The palliative effects of cannabinoids on cancer-related symptoms are well established. In fact, many drugs comprised of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) or its synthetic analogues are currently approved in Canada for use in the management of chemotherapy-induced nausea and

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What Are The Different Stages Of Cancer

The term ‘stage of cancer’ means the stage the cancer was at when it was first diagnosed. Being sure about the stage is very important because it is a critical factor in deciding the best way to treat the cancer. Professor Bruce Armstrong Professor of Public Health Cancer Epidemiology and Services Research                              University of Sydney Doctors use a range

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Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods

You know the seriousness of cancer. You know the toll it takes mentally, emotionally, financially, spiritually, and physically. It causes stress in your own mind and body as well as in your relationships with friends and family. It can make it hard to do the things you’ve always done as a human being, a parent, or an employee. There’s nothing

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Alkaline Diets

The Promise It’s a pitch Hollywood celebs love: that the alkaline diet — also known as the alkaline ash diet or alkaline acid diet — can help you lose weight and avoid problems like arthritis and cancer. The theory is that some foods, like meat, wheat, refined sugar, and processed foods, cause your body to produce acid, which is bad

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Scientists Reveal How THC – Found In Cannabis – ‘Could Slow Cancer Tumour Growth’

New study from University of East Anglia reveals important details of marijuana’s ‘poorly understood’ anti-cancer properties. Scientists at a British university have made a major breakthrough in revealing how cannabis could be used as a treatment to prevent the growth of cancer. Research carried out by a team from the University of East Anglia (UEA) has shed light on the

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Marijuana Drastically Shrinks Aggressive Form Of Brain Cancer, New Study Finds

Over the past few years, research has revealed that marijuana can both destroy certain cancer cells and reduce the growth of others. Now, a new study in mice has found that when combined with radiation treatment, cannabis can effectively shrink one of the most aggressive types of brain tumors. In a paper published Friday in the journal Molecular Cancer Therapies,

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First Trial Of Using Cannabis On Brain Tumors Under Way

A European based pharmaceutical company called GW Pharmaceuticals is set to commence its first phase of clinical trials for the treatment of Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM). It’s a bio-pharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary cannabinoid product platform. According to the New England Journal of Medicine, GBM accounts for approximately 50% of the 22,500 new

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Study: Cannabis Plays A Key Role In Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

As we know, a growing number of studies have suggested a link between cannabis and cancer. A number of people have turned to the plant to help treat their ailments and more and more anecdotal success stories are popping up with increased prevalence. In turn, consideration for cannabis as viable treatment for cancer is gaining ground.In 2006, a team of

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Study: Anandamide May Fight Aggressive Skin Cancer

Cannabinoids Could Provide Mild Melanoma Treatment Proponents of medical marijuana often suggest that cannabis represents a milder form of cancer treatment. As a result, a number of oncologists (cancer scientists), have begun cannabinoid studies. A great deal of cancer research has focused on the phytocannabinoids, such as cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabigerol (CBG), however, recent research has investigated the endocannabinoids, which our bodies

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