Marijuana, a Treatment for Cancer

What are some treatment methods to dealing with symptoms of Cancer?

Cancer can be a torment on family and a can be a fast-growing disease in some circumstances. It is often a fatal and claims countless lives of millions around the world each year. It has become even more common among individuals over the past few decades due to lifestyle changes and environmental things like BPA and GMO (stuff that wasn’t around folks 100 years ago). There are treatment methods available such as powerful prescription drugs, chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery. These treatments come with numerous disturbing side effects which can cause severe pain to patients that have to go through this. Many oncologist, basically cancer doctor, expert, have found out that marijuana aids in relieving cancer both in terms of loss of appetite and has shown to actually fight cancer cells.


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Does CBD help prevent the growth of cancer cells?

Compounds that come out of weed such as cannabinoids prevent tumor growth by causing death to the cancer cells. These cannabinoids have  also shown some evidence of blocking new growth while enhancing the growth of normal cells at the same time. They protect against inflammation of the colon which rescues the hazard of colon cancer. Delta-9-THC aids in curing liver cancer via killing the affected cells. This form of the THC molecule has been found to be an anti-tumor benefit which helps in relieving cancer.

Cannabidiol, CBD, has proven effective in the cure of breast cancer by causing death of cancer cells. It reduces the number of cancer cells, growth, and further spread of the affected cells. Cannabidiol and Delta-9-THC when given along with other therapies such as chemotherapy can effectively reduce the growth of tumor cells without affecting the normal cells.

Marijuana is a drug that has been used in some form for centuries but unfortunately, we have not been in a legal environment conducive to finding out what cannabis can really do with cancer. There has been evidence shown that marijuana can potentially prove effective in holding back cancer cell growth. Researchers that have been able to study cannabis have found the compounds in this plant can be more effective in reducing the growth of cancer cells compared to other medicines and treatment methods used commonly today.

Does marijuana have a future in our health care system?

Many medical professionals that treat cancer are now turning to marijuana. It has proven effective more and more as time goes on in research studies. These cannabis-related studies and personal experiences from doctors, oncologists, and therapists are coming to a consensus that marijuana might be an OK way to go for treatment for cancer.


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Cannabis with existing cancer treatments?

One would think that marijuana could complement and be much more effective when combined with traditional therapies like chemotherapy, surgery, radiation, and prescription drugs. Although cannabis has its properties that might help mitigate cancer cell growth, it may not be enough to exceed the patients’s time to win the overall fight with cancer. It’s important to understand how marijuana is effective to treat cancer and how it should be integrated with other recommended therapies from your medical team.

How can weed help with cancer symptoms?

Cannabis can help tremendously with the nasty side effects of some of these anti-cancer treatments such as chemotherapy. These side effects can be things like severe nausea, pain, weight loss, among hundreds of other symptoms that may not be good. Marijuana accessible and prescribed more frequently during cancer treatment would definitely help patients out with their level of suffering and the quality of life would improve. Cannabis has the ability possible fighting cancer cells and helping save the lives of cancer patients by making life a little more tolerable during some of the more excruciating cancer treatments.

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