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Cannabis and Cannabinoids (PDQ®)–Health Professional Version

#Cancer information summary. Overview of the use of #Cannabis and its components as a treatment for people with cancer-related symptoms caused by the disease itself or its treatment.

#Cannabis #Cannabinoids #Cancer


No ongoing clinical trials of Cannabis as a treatment for cancer in humans were identified in a PubMed search
#Cancer #Pain #Opiode #Cannabis #CBD #THC
The researchers concluded that the THC:CBD extract was efficacious for pain relief in advanced cancer patients whose pain was not fully relieved by strong opioids.
#Pain #Opiode #Cannabis #Synergy #Cancer

Neuropathic pain - Two RCTs of inhaled Cannabis in patients with peripheral neuropathy or neuropathic pain of various etiologies found that pain was reduced in patients who received inhaled Cannabis, compared with a placebo.
"Use our advanced clinical trial search to find NCI-supported cancer clinical trials that are now enrolling patients. The search can be narrowed by location of the trial, type of treatment, name of the drug, and other criteria." 👉 cancer.gov/about-cancer/t…
#Cancer #Cannabis
Sprays of Sativex, given 2/day in 3 days on & 3 days off pattern. Continuous dosing didn't do as well as those on this on-off repeating regimen. Some patients reverted to cannabis oil bought on the Internet - 80% of these cases relapsed. ar.iiarjournals.org/content/38/10/…
At that point the patient stopped taking pharmaceutical-grade synthetic #CBD & switched to cannabis oil extract obtained from an internet. Further scans carried out in February 2018 showed doubling of #tumour size and more growth down the brain stem. ar.iiarjournals.org/content/38/10/…
Report of Objective Clinical Responses of #Cancer Patients to Pharmaceutical-grade Synthetic #Cannabidiol

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