Cancer Related Pain

Cancer patients suffering from nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy may benefit from using medical marijuana. 18 Scientists have reported that cannabinoids such as THC and CBD may slow the growth of cancer cells. 19 “Small studies have linked cannabinoids to helping with chronic pain syndromes, like fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and cancer — both the pain associated with the disease, and the treatment.” 20

18 American Cancer Society. Marijuana and Cancer. American Cancer Society. Retrieved From: http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/chemotherapyeffects/marijuana-and-cancer
19 American Cancer Society. Marijuana and Cancer. American Cancer Society. Retrieved From: http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/chemotherapyeffects/marijuana-and-cancer
Zamon, R. Medical Marijuana Can Be A Huge Help For People In Pain -- With A Few Stipulations. The Huffington Post. Retrieved From: http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2015/09/30/medical-marijuana-for-pain_n_8015852.html

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