Study: Cannabinoids Limit Neuroblastoma Cancer Cells

purplecannabisBoth THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol) limit neuroblastoma cell proliferation, according to a new study published in the journal Current Oncology, and published online by the U.S. National Institute of Health. Neuroblastoma is an aggressive cancer often found in the small glands on top of the kidneys, though it can also develop in the chest, pelvis, neck, stomach, and bones. Children ages five and younger are most commonly affected.

For the study researchers found that although both THC and CBD helped fight off neuroblastoma cells, CBD was more effective in doing so.

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