Category: Cancer

Understanding the Many Benefits of Cannabis Topicals


A study in the International Journal of Oncology found that combining certain cannabinoids can increase effectiveness of chemotherapy drugs on leukemia.
June 8, 2017Lane Trachy
UK CBD Brain Tumor Study


Researchers in the United Kingdom will be studying the effects of medical cannabis on children with brain tumors in a first of its kind study.
May 9, 2017Chris Nazarenus
Medical Marijuana And Mesothelioma


Several studies have found biologically active marijuana components called cannabinoids are effective in managing symptoms associated with mesothelioma.
February 5, 2017Daily Dose
Medical Marijuana and Chemotherapy


Patient Story: Jeff Moroso Newsweek - Medical Marijuana and Chemotherapy - After a successful surgery to remove a cancer-ridden section of Jeff Moroso’s large intestine in the spring of 2013, the oncologist sat down with his patient to prepare him for what would come next: 12 rounds of punishing chemotherapy, once ... Read More
February 2, 2017Daily Dose
Diana Peña


After her mothers quality of life improved, Diana Peña became an advocate for medical cannabis. Her mother outlived life expectancy by more than a year.
February 1, 2017Daily Dose
Phillip Blanton gives granddaughter with cancer marijuana cookies


"My granddaughter means more to me than some stupid Texas law that would rather she suffer. I was doing this out of compassion and for all the right reasons" Makayla Farley, 20, left, has stage 4 Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Her grandpa Phillip Blanton, right, traveled from California to Houston to bring her ... Read More
January 18, 2017Daily Dose
New Pancreatic Cancer and Medical Marijuana Study


Pancreatic Cancer One of Deadliest Diseases New Pancreatic Cancer and Medical Marijuana Study- Researchers are to test whether medical cannabis can pave a breakthrough in the treatment of pancreatic cancer, one of the most lethal diseases on the planet. Curtin University’s School of Biomedical Sciences is poised to start testing cannabis formulations ... Read More
January 9, 2017Daily Dose
United States Senator Admits to Using Marijuana As Medicine


Senator Uses Medical Marijuana For Hodgkin Lymphoma United States Senator Admits to Using Marijuana As Medicine- State Sen. Mike Folmer, who pushed a medical marijuana legalization bill (That became law) in Pennsylvania earlier this year, used medical marijuana while undergoing treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma. He used marijuana in conjunction with chemotherapy and ... Read More
December 14, 2016Daily Dose
Illinois Patient Waits 5 months for Marijuana


Cancer Patient Waits 5 Months for Medicine At the moment, Illinois has 19 grow facilities spread across the state. Those sites serve about 11,000 patients. Thats about 578 patients for each football-field sized lot, used exclusively for growing marijuana. With the amount they are harvesting you would think there would be a surplus ... Read More
October 12, 2016Daily Dose