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Cannabis brain cancer

Posted Apr 13th, 2018 in Tips, Naturopathic Medicine, News

Cannabis  brain cancer

Facts

According to the scientific study (the Active component of Marijuana has anti-cancer effects) published by Salazar M et al in the Journal of Clinical Investigation  https://www.jci.org/articles/view/37948   the active substance of cannabis(THC) has anti-cancer effects in human glioma cell lines.

What is the situation now?

Due to the lack of human studies, most medical doctors and oncologists refrain from prescribing medicinal Marijuana as an anti-tumour agent

What is in the future?

If clinical studies are designed to test the effects of medicinal Marijuana on patients with brain tumours, a great step towards treatment of these tumours could be achieved

Who can you consult?

A certified healthcare provider is able to answer those questions that come to your mind when you have been diagnosed with a glioma/brain tumour and wanted to start taking medicinal Marijuana.

Can Naturopathic Medicine help in managing brain tumours?

Working side by side with the oncologist. The naturopathic doctors can help in the treatment of brain tumours by giving the essential supporting interventions such as using curcumin and high dose intravenous vitamin C

Have any questions? Need help?

Contact the clinic :

https://www.ontarionaturopathicclinic.ca/site/contact-naturpathic-dr-grimsby-niagara 



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