New Study: Cannabinoids a Promising Tool in Treatment of Breast and Prostate Cancer

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New Study: Cannabinoids a Promising Tool in Treatment of Breast and Prostate Cancer

Prostate CancerA new study being published in the upcoming issue of the journal Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs, and published online ahead of print by the U.S. National Institute of Health, has found that cannabinoids may be a promising tool for the treatment of breast and prostate cancer.

According to the study’s abstract; “The aim of this review is to evaluate the promising chemotherapeutic utility of phytocannabinoids, endocannabinoids, and synthetic cannabinoids in breast and prostate cancer.”

In their evaluation, researchers found that; “Cannabinoids, in particular the non-psychoactive CBD, may be promising tools in combination therapy for breast and prostate cancer, due to their direct antitumor effects, their ability to improve the efficacy of conventional antitumor drugs and their usefulness as palliative treatment.”

Researchers do note that; “Nevertheless, deeper studies to fully establish the mechanisms responsible for their antitumour and pro-tumour properties and their formulation in efficient delivery systems remain to be established.”

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The study, conducted at the Complutense University of Madrid in Spain, can be found by clicking here.


  • mike
    September 20, 2016

    They better be careful experimenting with synthetic cannabinoids. The experiment in France that killed a volunteer subject was testing synthetic cannabinoids. I bet cannabis breeders can run rings around the synthetic cannabinoid concoctions big pharma is greedily dreaming will bring them big bucks.

  • Richard Vance
    September 20, 2016

    Thank you for the courage to publish.

  • Laurie
    September 22, 2016

    I think this is great. Anything that can assist in the treatment of cancers should be taken into consideration and should be studied further. Thanks for sharing!

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