Cancer & cannabis



  Cannabinoids had a ‘significant’ effect on the death of cancer cells in leukaemiam found University of London researchers. Cancer Research UK warned more research is needed. Source: Cannabis compound kills off cancer cells | Daily Mail Online

Cannabis compound kills off cancer cells | Daily Mail Online


This is a report from the recent Oncology Nurses Society Conference in Denver, Colorado.  Panelists discussed the path oncology nurses must navigate that includes not only an increasingly complex web of state medical marijuana laws, with varying provisions and roles for healthcare providers, but also a medical science that is […]

Oncology Nurses Help Patients Navigate Medicinal Marijuana Complexities



Dan Haslam’s legacy lives on. Source: The legacy of Dan Haslam is living on, writes mum Lucy.   Editor’s Note: The fight for legal access to medical cannabis is, of course, not just a U.S. problem.  Here is a compelling story from Australia.

The legacy of Dan Haslam is living on, writes mum ...


She had a prime role on Australia’s No. 1 network. Then Helen Kapalos walked away and found herself immersed in a story she just couldn’t shake – Dan Haslam’s cancer and his battle for medical cancer. Source: Helen Kapalos quit commercial TV for a story she couldn’t let lie | […]

Helen Kapalos quit commercial TV for a story she couldn’t ...


Pancreatic adenocarcinomas are among the most malignant forms of cancer and, therefore, it is of especial interest to set new strategies aimed at improving the prognostic of this deadly disease. The present study was undertaken to investigate the action of cannabinoids, a new family of potential antitumoral agents, in pancreatic […]

Cannabinoids Induce Apoptosis of Pancreatic Tumor Cells | AACR Journal