Cannabis and Cancer A Review of Pre Clinical Research



Cannabis has been used successfully by cancer patients for decades to mitigate the symptoms of treatment options. Based on the anecdotal evidence from patients there is now a growing number of clinical studies being conducted.

Several small studies on smoked cannabis have found that it can help treat nausea and vomiting from cancer chemotherapy. Animal studies also suggest certain cannabinoids may slow growth and reduce the spread of some forms of cancer. While there have been some early clinical trials of cannabinoids in treating cancer in humans, more studies are ongoing and planned.

Join Dr. Trinh for a review of pre clinical research and for a discussion on using the plant and other lifestyle changes to reduce your risk. Dung Trinh, MD is the Chief Medical Officer of Irvine Clinical Research, medical missionary with TongueOut Medical Missions, and holds leadership positions with multiple health care organizations in Orange County. He is a keynote speaker, best-selling author, and Host of “Health Talks with Dr Trinh” which can be heard weekly on OC Talk Radio.

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