Cannabis has been used for medicinal purposes for many centuries. And now science has proved that we can use it to treat various diseases, especially cancer.
The compounds in cannabis called cannabinoids have a drug-like effect on our bodies. Research shows that they can relief headaches, nausea, vomiting, and increase appetite. In fact, the FDA has approved use of dronabinol and nabilone (cannabinoids), to treat vomiting and nausea caused by chemotherapy.
The best thing about cannabinoids is that they fight cancer. Here are 9 cancers you can treat and prevent using cannabis.
Fight breast cancer
According to research, cannabidiol can prevent the growth of breast cancer. Another study confirmed that use of cannabinoids and THC slow growth of breast cancer cells. Cannabis can also reduce the size of breast cancer tumors.
Fight prostate cancer
Studies show that cannabis can kill prostate cancer cells and hinder their growth.
Fight brain cancer
Researchers say that brain tumors have a high resistance against treatment. But one study found that THC could safely reduce the size of tumor cells in brain cancer patients. Note that other cannabinoids have also been proven to fight brain cancer.
Fight liver cancer
According to research THC can lower risk of liver cancer and inhibit proliferation of liver cancer cells.
Fight colon cancer
In an animal study, researchers found that cannabinoids can fight inflammation in the colon and consequently lower risk of colon cancer.
Fight blood cancer
Cannabis can fight and prevent leukemia. In this study conducted by Swedish researchers, it was discovered that cannabinoids inhibit spread of blood cancer cells.
Fight lung cancer
According to a study conducted by Harvard researchers, cannabinoids (especially THC) can be used to treat lung cancer. In another study, cancer cells reduced in patients who used cannabinoids.
Fight oral cancer
You can kill oral tumors using cannabis, research shows.
Fight pancreatic cancer
Studies show that cannabis can hinder growth of pancreatic cancer cells and prevent it from spreading.
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